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Lot # 154 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$2000 / Price Realized: US$1500
Galba. Denarius
Galba. 68-69 AD. Denarius, 3.38g. (6h). Tarraco. Obv: GALBA IMPER Galba on horse prancing left, raising right hand and with cloak flying behind him. Rx: VIRTVS Draped, helmeted bust of Virtus right. Sutherland, Supplementum Galbianum, Quaderni ticenesi XIII, 1984, p.171 , pl. 1.4 (Vienna). RSC 347a (misdescribed, with photo of specimen which is from the same Horseman die as our coin). Obverse legend variant of BM 1215, RIC 93, and Cohen 347 (50 Fr.). A very rare variant of this rare coin; the obverse legend is usually SER GALBA IMP rather than GALBA IMPER. Granular surface. About EF.

From the Jyrki Muona Collection.
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