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ID:     74000587
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Galba
Date Ruled:     A.D. 68-69
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD April - June 68
Weight:     3.61 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Legend:     GALBA IMP, direction 1 to 4
Obverse Description:     Galba on horseback riding right, hand extended
Reverse Legend:     HISPANIA, direction 9 to 12
Reverse Description:     Bare-headed and draped bust of Hispania right; two javelins behind, round shield below, two stalks of grain before
Mint:     Tarraco (?)
Primary Reference:     RIC 001
Reference2:     BMCRE 161
Reference3:     RSC 076
Reference4:     BN 001
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=97000
Grade:     EF, delightful deep gray collection toning, traces of deposits.
Notes:     Ex L.A. Lawrence Collection (Glendining, 17 January 1951), lot 467; M. Othon Leonardos Collection (Schulman, 31 May 1927), lot 657.