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07 02 Galba, RIC I 211
Galba. AD 68-69. AR Denarius. Rome mint. (18mm, 2.88 g, 6h). Obv: IMP SER GALBA CAESAR AVG, laureate head right. Rev: SALVS GEN HVMANI, Salus advancing left, foot on globe, holding patera over altar and carrying rudder. RIC I 211; RSC 238. CNG 264, lot 391.

According to the Roman Dictionary of Coins, this type alludes to Galbaís taking over revolt during Vindexís revolt due to his high birth and political connections. The reverse inscription invokes the safety, health, and wellbeing of the human race.
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