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Coin of Amblada with bust of Geta

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Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Warrior stands, head left, holding spear and shield in left hand, right hand extended above amphora and trident in field. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1970: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen, auction 41, June 18-19, 1970, lot 513); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., September 16, 1970

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 198–209

Mint

Amblada, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 12.18 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1970.436

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins