Numismatica Ars Classica > Auction 132Auction date: 30 May 2022
Lot number: 515

Price realized: 28,000 CHF   (Approx. 29,264 USD / 27,321 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:


Galba, 68 – 69
Sestertius June-August 68, Æ 27.94 g. SER GALBA IMP CAES AVG TR P Laureate and draped bust r. Rev. S P Q R/ OB / CIV SER within wreath. C 295. BMC 113 (this coin). RIC 271 (this coin). ACG 263 (this coin). M. Grant, Roman Imperial Money, 1954, pl. 16, 5 (this coin). CBN 124.
A bold portrait struck on a very broad flan, superb enamel-like green patina very
gently smoothed, otherwise about extremely fine

Ex NFA XIV, 1984, 342 and NAC 5, 1992, 428 sales. From the duplicates of the British Museum and previously from the Duc de Blacas collection.

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Estimate: 7500 CHF