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ID:     49-146
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Galba
Date Ruled:     A.D. 68-69
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Aureus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD April-December 68
Weight:     7.68 g
Obverse Legend:     SER GALBA IMP CAESAR AVG P M TR P
Obverse Description:     Laureate head right, with globe below bust
Reverse Legend:     ROMA VICTRIX
Reverse Description:     Roma, helmeted and in military attire, standing left, right foot on helmet, holding branch and leaning on vertical spear
Mint:     Tarraco
Primary Reference:     RIC 059
Reference2:     BMC 186
Reference3:     C 224
Photograph Credit:     Numismatica Ars Classica NAC AG
Source:     http://www.arsclassicacoins.com/
Price Sold For:     21000 Swiss Franc
Date Sold:     10/21/2008
Grade:     VF/gVF
Notes:     NAC Auction 49, Lot 146 Very rare Ex Glendining sale 20 February 1951, 1667 and Glendining 27 September 1962, 179 sales