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Coin of Amorium with bust of Geta

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

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

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 mm. Weight: 7.72 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

65.549

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins