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Sestertius with head of Geta

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Obverse: Head of Geta, laureate, bearded, right. PSEPTIMIVSGETA PIVSAVGBRIT Reverse: Fortuna seated left holding rudder and cornucopia, under seat, wheel. FORTREDTRPIIICOSIIPP SC (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1934: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, December 6, 1934

Credit Line

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 211

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 27.77 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

34.1421

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins