Coin of Byzantium with bust of Geta, struck under T. Aelius Capitolinus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 209–212


Mint: Thrace, Byzantium

Dimensions

Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 35.88 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1930

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate bust of Geta to left, drapery on shoulder.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Emperor on horseback right.
At his feet, a captive.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1964: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., October 14, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour