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Coin of Byzantium with bust of Geta, struck under T. Aelius Capitolinus

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Obverse: Radiate bust of Geta to left, drapery on shoulder. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Emperor on horseback right. At his feet, a captive. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., October 14, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Byzantium, Thrace

Dimensions

Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 35.88 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1930

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins