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Coin of Bizya with bust of Geta

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Legend in Greek. Reverse: Banquet scene. Horse at right. Servant and tree at left. Shield in field above. Legend in Greek.

Provenance

By October 2000: with Dr. Busso Peus Nachf. Münzhandlung, Bornwiesenweg 34, 60322 Frankfurt am Main, Germany (auction 366, October 25, 2000, lot 386); purchased by Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., 1102 Millersville Pike, Lancaster, PA 17603 on behalf of MFA; purchased by MFA from Classical Numismatic Group Inc., December 13, 2000

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 209–212

Mint

Bizya, Thrace

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 9.52 gm. Die Axis: 8

Accession Number

2000.982

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins