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Coin of Antioch with bust of Geta

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Obverse: Cuirassed, draped bust of Geta to right. POSEP GETASC Reverse: Genius of colony standing, head left, holds cornucopia on left arm, branch in right hand. GENCOLC ANTI OCH

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Antioch, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 5.65 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.2947

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins