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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)


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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Byzantium, Thrace


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

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The Ancient World


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