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Coin of Ancyra with bust of Geta

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Geta left. Shield in front, spear behind. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Temple of Rome and Augustus with eight columns, patera in pediment. Inscriptions in Greek around and below. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: 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. 209–212

Mint

Ancyra, Galatia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 9.27 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1434

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins