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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2002.282.3
People
Galba, Roman (r. 68-69 CE)
Moneyer: L. Caninius Agrippa, Roman
Title
Coin of Corinth under Galba
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
68-69
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Corinth (Corinthia)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Provincial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/51099
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
6.5 g
Die Axis
8
Denomination
as
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: SVL GALBAE CAE AVG IMP (AV ligature)
  • Reverse Inscription: L CAN AGRIPPAE IIVIR COR
Provenance
Spink London, 39 (1984) lot 11
M&M Deutschland, Auktion 11, 7-8 November 2002, lot.23
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RPC I 1219
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, David M. Robinson Fund
Accession Year
2002
Object Number
2002.282.3
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Head of Galba bare, r.
Reverse: Tetrastyle temple seen from the corner.
Subjects and Contexts

Ancient Coins

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