|Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio) > Collector's Choice June 2022 Auction||Auction date: 1 June 2022|
|Lot number: 70096|
Price realized: 1,500 USD (Approx. 1,400 EUR) Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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GALBA, A.D. 68-69. AR Denarius (3.34 gms), Rome Mint. NGC AU, Strike: 4/5 Surface: 3/5.
RIC-232; RSC-240. Obverse: Laureate head right; Reverse: Salus standing left, with foot on globus, holding rudder and sacrificing from patera over lighted and garlanded altar to left. Featuring an incredibly powerful portrait of the brief emperor, this charming Denarius offers a deep cabinet tone and is fairly well centered. Sure to generate great enthusiasm for the collectors of "twelve Caesars" types.
Estimate: $1000 - $2000