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Coin of Perinthus with bust of Geta

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

Provenance

By 1964: with Euripides S. Sepheriades; purchased by MFA from Euripides S. Sepheriades, December 9, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Perinthus, Thrace

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 14.75 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

64.2151

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins