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Coin of Nicopolis with bust of Geta

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Tyche seated left, holding phiale and cornucopia. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, November 9, 1966

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

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

Mint

Nicopolis, Epirus

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 6.70 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

66.923

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins