Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 97   |   12 December 2016
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Lot 96





Estimate: 5'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 4'000 CHF Unsold
The Roman Empire
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
BMC 99
RIC 399
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

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