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Denarius with bust of Geta

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Geta to right. PSEPTGETAPIVS AVGBRIT Reverse: Janus standing, thunderbolt in left hand, scepter or spear in right. TRPIII COSIIPP

Provenance

By date unknown: with Col. L. S. Forrer; purchased by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from Col. L. S. Forrer, March, 1952; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 211

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 3.40 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.546

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins