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Coin of Pionia with bust of Geta, struck under M. Aurelius Bassus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Geta to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Snake coiled right. Inscription in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1971: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; November 10, 1971: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Pionia, Asia: Troas

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 22.87 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1971.388

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins