Coin of Ancyra with bust of Geta

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 209–212


Mint: Galatia, Ancyra

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 9.27 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1434

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Geta left. Shield in front, spear behind.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Temple of Rome and Augustus with eight columns, patera in pediment.
Inscriptions in Greek around and below.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour