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Coin of Prusias-ad-Hypium with bust of Geta

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Star above crescent. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Prusias-ad-Hypium, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 16.5 mm. Weight: 2.86 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1321

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins