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Coin of Docimeum with bust of Geta

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Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Hexastyle temple with enriched roof and shield or tympanon in pediment. Inscriptions in Greek in exergue and around.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XX, no. 113); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Docimeum, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 10.38 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.218

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins