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ID:     74000588
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Galba
Date Ruled:     A.D. 68-69
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD November 68
Weight:     3.71 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     SER GALBA IMP CAESAR AVG P M TR P, direction 1 to 7
Obverse Description:     Laureate bust right, globe at point of bust
Reverse Legend:     VIRTVS, direction 11 to 7
Reverse Description:     Virtus standing left, holding Victory in extended right hand, cradling parazonium in left arm
Mint:     Tarraco (?)
Primary Reference:     RIC 064
Reference2:     BMCRE p. 342 note
Reference3:     RSC 339
Reference4:     BN 033
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF, lustrous