Coin of Ariassus with bust of Geta

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–209


Mint: Pisidia, Ariassus

Dimensions

Diameter: 15.5 mm. Weight: 2.10 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.2952

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Geta to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Hermes standing, head left, holds purse in right hand, caduceus in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

1909: purchased at Adalia by Arthur M. Woodward; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour