Galba Sestertius SPQR OB CIV SER

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Andres2, Jan 16, 2018.

  1. Andres2

    Andres2 Well-Known Member

    This Galba arrived today, and thanks to a voucher from the auction house it cost me only 80 euros.
    And although its a well circulated one, I'm pretty pleased with it.

    Please show your Galba bronze coins, thanks.

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  3. Ancient Aussie

    Ancient Aussie Supporter! Supporter

    Great coin, and for only 80 euro. Most Galba bronzes are pretty scarce, 353.jpeg I managed to get an As with Ceres reverse a few years ago.
     
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  4. Okidoki

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  5. Eduard

    Eduard Supporter**

    You chose one of Galba's most interesting reverses, in my opinion.
    It is well circulated, but still has a clear outlined bust and reverse. Good price too!

    I was actively collecting Galbas's bronzes about 20 years ago, and managed
    to a few to my collection, all of which I have posted here already.

    Here is my Galba Wreath As.
    I found the As with Wreath/ SPQR/OB CivSer reverse quite difficult to find, more so than the sestertius.

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  6. Julius Germanicus

    Julius Germanicus Well-Known Member

    I have a Sestertius with LIBERTAS PVBLICA on the reverse:

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  7. Bing

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  8. Curtisimo

    Curtisimo the Great Supporter

    Great new Galba @Andres2 and an excellent bargain to boot. Congrats!
     
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