Coin of Docimeum with bust of Geta

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–209


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Docimeum

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 10.38 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.218

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: Hexastyle temple with enriched roof and shield or tympanon in pediment.
Inscriptions in Greek in exergue and around.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XX, no. 113); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour