Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014
Cameo with a laureate head of the Roman Emperor Galba (3 BC-AD 69), in profile to the right. His wreath is secured with a ribbon tied in a knot at the back of his head. He wears a mantle fastened with a clasp over his right shoulder.
Text adapted from Ancient and Modern Gems and Jewels in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen, London, 2008