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Coin of Hypaepa with bust of Geta, struck under Cerinthus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Countermark: Statue of Artemis Anaïtis. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Statue of Artemis Anaitïs standing facing. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Hypaepa, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 6.10 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1189

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins