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Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |The Twelve Caesars| > |Galba| > SH40514
Galba, 3 April 68 - 15 January 69 A.D.
With this coin Galba claims he assumed the throne for the salvation of the human race. It alludes to a letter Julius Vindex, wrote to him, asking that he, of high birth and established reputation, as an advocate for the human family, take leadership of the empire.
SH40514. Silver denarius, RIC I 211, RSC II 238, aVF/F, toned, Rome mint, weight 3.125g, maximum diameter 17.1mm, die axis 180o, obverse IMP SER GALBA CAESAR AVG, laureate bust right; reverse SALVS GEN HVMANI (salvation of the human race), female figure standing left, right foot on globe, sacrificing from patera over a lighted altar, rudder in left; rare ; SOLD


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