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Denarius with head of Geta

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Obverse: Head of Geta, laureate, right. IMPCAESPSEPT GETAPIVSAVG Reverse: Geta on horseback left, spearing fallen foe. PONTIFTRPCOSII

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 5, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 210

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.04 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

01.5010

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins