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Coin of Pessinus with bust of Geta

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Homonoia standing, head left, scepter in left hand, phiale in right. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By date unknown: Richard J. Graham Collection; by 1966: with Jacques Schulman N.V., Keizersgracht 448, Amsterdam (auction of the Richard J. Graham Collection, June 8-10, 1966, Carlton Hotel Amsterdam, lot 1271); purchased at the auction on behalf of MFA by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., November 9, 1966

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Pessinus, Galatia


Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 18.48 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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