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Tetradrachm of Laodicea with bust of Geta

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Geta to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Eagle facing, head to right with wreath in beak. Star to left and right in field. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1961: with Leu and Co. Bank, Ltd., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; November 8, 1961: purchased by MFA from Leu and Co. Bank, Ltd. for $ 130.- (this is the total price for 61.1128–61.1129)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 211

Mint

Laodicea, Syria

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 13.29 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

61.1128

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins