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Coin of Sala with bust of Geta, struck under Sulla

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Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Geta to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Zeus Lydios standing left holds eagle in right hand, sceptre in left. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Sala, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.89 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1213

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins