Emperor Galba 68-69 A.D. AE Roman Imperial Sestertius Coin
Servius Sulpicius Galba was born in 3 B.C. Also called Servius Sulpicius Galba Caesar Augustus was Roman Emperor from June 8, 68 until his death in 69 A.D.. He was the first emperor of the Year of the Four Emperors ( Galba, Otho, Vitellius, and Vespasian). After the suicide of Emperor Nero in A.D. 68, there followed a brief period of civil war. This was the first Roman civil war since Marc Anthony’s death in 30 B.C. Between June of A.D. 68 and December of A.D. 69 there was a successive rise and fall of Galba, Otho, and Vitellius until final accession of Vespasian, the first ruler of the Flavian Dynasty
This museum quality coin reproduction of Ancient Roman Coinage is an exact copy of the coin held in the British Museum.
Obverse: Laurel Head of Galba, SER . GALBA . IMP . CAESAR AVG . TR . P
Reverse: Liberty standing between S.C.
Diameter: 34 mm