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Galba

Servius Sulpicius Galba
Augustus (AD 68/69)  |  De Imperatoribus Romanis entry

Galba came from a old republican family and his early career was much influenced by Livia. He came to the throne an old man and almost immediately had to appoint a successor anotehr republican aristocract Piso. Piso's appointment was unpopular and this led to Galba and Piso's overthrow within months of the old emperor's succession.


Obverse Legends on coins depicting Galba

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