Coin of Amblada with bust of Geta

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–209


Mint: Pisidia, Amblada

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 12.18 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1970.436

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Geta to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Warrior stands, head left, holding spear and shield in left hand, right hand extended above amphora and trident in field.
Inscriptions in Greek.

Provenance

By 1970: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen, auction 41, June 18-19, 1970, lot 513); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., September 16, 1970

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour