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Lot 98





Estimate: 1'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 800 CHF Price realized: 1'600 CHF
THE CIVIL WARS. THE GALBA COLLECTION. GALBA, AD 68-69. Denarius, Spain (Tarraco ?), April - late 68. AR 3.68 g. GALBA IMP Laureate head r., globe at point of bust. Rev. ROMA - RENASCENS Roma, wearing short tunica and helmet, advancing r., holding transverse lance with her l. hand, on her outstretched r. hand Victoria on globe, crowning Roma. RIC 233, 28. BMC 340, 183. C. 209. BN III, 34, 15.
Rare. Excellent portrait. Nicely toned. Some light smoothing in the fields.
Close to extremely fine
Provenance: The Galba Collection and Auction Leu Numismatik AG, Zurich 71 (1997), 319.

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