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Denarius with bust of Geta, struck under Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Bust of Geta, draped, right. PSEPTGETA CAESPONT Reverse: Geta standing left, holding branch in right hand and reversed spear in left. P R I N C IVVENT

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 200–202

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.29 gm.

Accession Number

13.715

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins