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Past Exhibition

Emperor of Rome

Bronze ancient Roman coin depicting Emperor Galba, crowned with laurel leaves in profile to the right, with a pearled border and an inset small silver eagle to the left of the head of the emperor.

Sestertius of Galba, Emperor of Rome (b. 3 CE; r. 68–69 CE), 68 CE
Copper alloy, with a silver eagle inset on the obverse
Diam.: 1 1/2 in. (3.77 cm)
Scher Collection

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