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Coin of Patras with bust of Geta

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Obverse: Bust of Geta in chlamys to right. PVSEPTIMIVS GE[TA CAESAR] Reverse: View of the port with temple, colonnade, mole and two ships in harbor; Lysippic Poseidon in temple-front, below pediment. In exergue: COLAA PATR


By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Patras, Achaea: Peloponnese


Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 9.97 gm. Die Axis: 5

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The Ancient World


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