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Sestertius with head of Geta

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Obverse: Head of Geta, laureate, right. P SEPTIMIVS GETA AVG BRIT Reverse: Fortuna seated right holding cornucopia and rudder. Under the seat, a wheel. FORTREDTRPIIICOSIIPP; in exergue: S C

Provenance

By 1936: with Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King Street, St. James's, London S.W. 1, England; 1936: Anonymous Private Collection; Anonymous gift to MFA, October 8, 1936

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 211

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 22.24 gm.

Accession Number

36.450

Medium or Technique

Bronze

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins