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Sale: CNG 64, Lot: 601. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 24 September 2003. 
Sold For $270. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

MYSIA, Parium. Galba. 68-69 AD. Æ 22mm (8.61 gm). GALBA CAESAR, bare head right / AVGVSTVS DD, capricorn right, cornucopiae over shoulder. RPC I 2267; SNG France -; BMC Mysia -; McClean 4202. Good VF, green patina. Very rare emperor in the Greek Imperial series; finest of three known specimens. ($300)

Although commonly given the title CAESAR on his Imperial issues, this is the only instance of its appearance on Galba's rare provincial coins.