Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Galba

A work made of gold.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

68 (July)/69 (January)

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

Obverse: Head of Galba, right
Reverse: Inscription in oak wreath

On View

Ancient and Byzantine Art, Gallery 153

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Galba

Origin

Rome

Date

68 AD–69 AD

Medium

Gold

Inscriptions

Obverse: IMP SER GALBA AVG Reverse: S P Q R OB C S

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 7.36 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4864

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