Coin of Ephesus with bust of Geta

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 209–212


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Ephesus

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 17.85 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

66.869

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Geta to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Cow to right, nursing calf.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Richard J. Graham Collection; by 1966: with Jacques Schulman N.V., Keizersgracht 448, Amsterdam (auction of the Richard J. Graham Collection, June 8-10, 1966, Carlton Hotel Amsterdam, lot 1238); purchased at the auction on behalf of MFA by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., November 9, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour