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Coin of Anchialus with bust of Geta

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Obverse: Draped bust of Geta right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Lion to right, on ground line. 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

Anchialus, Thrace

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 2.56 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.543

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins