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438, Lot: 479. Estimate $300.

Galba. AD 68-69. Æ As (27.5mm, 9.42 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck circa October AD 68. Bare head right / Libertas standing left, holding pileus and vindicta. RIC I 372. Good Fine, green-brown patina, slightly weak strike at right and corresponding reverse.


Ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 134 (1 March 2006), lot 343.

According to A Dictionary of Ancient Roman Coins by John Melville Jones, the vindicta which Libertas carries was “the rod with which a slave was touched during the ceremony of manumission or liberation.”

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438, Lot: 479.
Closing Date And Time: Feb 20, 2019 at 12:39:40 PM ET.
Current Date And Time: Sep 17, 2019 at 1:04:37 PM ET.
Currently: No Bids. Bidders (0).