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74000589
Sale: Triton X, Lot: 589. Estimate $3000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 8 January 2007. 
Sold For $4500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Galba. AD 68-69. AR Denarius (3.66 g, 6h). Uncertain mint in Gaul (Narbo?). Struck circa April-late autumn AD 68. SER GALBA IMPERATOR, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / VICTORIA P R, Victory standing facing, head left, on globe, holding wreath in extended right hand, cradling palm frond in left arm. RIC I 112; RSC 322 var. (bust type); BMCRE 227 note; cf. BN 54/61 (for same obv. die/rev. type). EF, lustrous, minor die wear on obverse. Struck in high relief. Rare.