Coin of Germe with bust of Geta, struck under Glycon

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–209


Mint: Asia: Mysia, Germe

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 13.60 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

64.1339

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: Apollo standing, right hand on head, left holding lyre placed on column.
At left, tree entwined by serpent.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour