Coin of Antioch with bust of Geta

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 209–212


Mint: Pisidia, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 24.78 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.471

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Geta to right, drapery on left shoulder.
IMPCAESPSE PTGETAAVG
Reverse: Emperor on horseback to right, right arm raised holding spear.
Below, two enemies wearing Phrygian caps, one kneeling wtih hands outstretched, and one fallen.
VIR TAVG COLANTIOCH in ex.: SR

Provenance

By 1965: with Leu & Company's Bank, Ltd., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; gift of Leu & Company's Bank, Ltd. to MFA, April 14, 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Leu & Company's Bank, Ltd.