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ROMAN EMPIRE, Galba, RIC I-289 Rome
Brass Dupondius
Rome mint, 68 A.D.
29mm, 13.89g
RIC I-289

Obverse:
SER GALBA IMP CAES AVG
Laureate head left

Revere:
S P Q R
OB
CIV SER
Legend in three lines in
oak-wreath.

Don't know if this is BoT worthy, but this is one of my favorites
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Noah  [Oct 07, 2006 at 11:50 PM]
This is a great patina, but the black background distracts from it. Perhaps this particular coin should have a lighter background to showcase the coin's beauty better.