Tetradrachm of Galba

Title

Tetradrachm of Galba

Inventory Number

DN 177

Materials

Billon

Weight

9.85 g

Diameter

24 mm

Mint

Alexandria in Egypt

Description

Obverse: laureate head of Galba, r. LΑ in front of the neck, below the chin (year 1). Legend very worn: ΛOYK ΛIB ΣOYΛΠ ΓAΛBA KAIΣ ΣEB AVT Reverse: draped bust of Alexandria with elephant cap, r. Legend partially worn: AΛEΞAΝΔΡEA.
Accretions on both sides.

Date

68 AD

Bibliography

Unpublished

Comparisons

RPC I, no. 5326; Dattari, no. 298; Milne 1909, pp. 274ff; Emmett, no. 170.

Files

DN_177_verso_54 recto resized.jpg
DN_177_52 verso resized.jpg
Date Added
November 22, 2017
Collection
Roman Coins
Item Type
Ancient Coin
Citation
“Tetradrachm of Galba,” Diniacopoulos Coin Collection, accessed December 15, 2018, https://diniacopoulos.omeka.net/items/show/17.