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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: Poseidon standing to left, right foot on a dolphin, trident in his raised left hand, statuette of Artemis (?) in right. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 253); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 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: 33 mm. Weight: 19.65 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.234

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins