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Royal Collection © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
G&J 2008 85
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