The Roman Empire
Estimate: 5'000 CHF
Starting price: 4'000 CHF
Galba, 68 – 69. Sestertius, Roma October 68, Æ 25.12 g.
Description: SER GALBA IMP CAESAR AVG TR P Laureate head l. Rev. Victory in long dress walking to r., carrying wreath with fillets in r. hand and shouldering palm branch on l. References: C 247
CBN 204 Condition:Rare. An impressive portrait struck in high relief and a lovely brown tone somewhat tooled, otherwise extremely fine Provenance: Christie’s sale May 1949, 44
Privately purchased from the Münzhandlung Basel
UBS sale 78, 2008, 1526