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Coin of Tabae with bust of Geta, struck under Apollonius

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Geta to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tyche standing, head left, holds rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward auction by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Tabae, Asia: Caria

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 15.13 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.2609

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins