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Coin of Amorium with bust of Geta

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Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Zeus seated left, thunderbolt in right hand, sceptre in left. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Amorium, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 9.29 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1168

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins