Coin of Midaeum with bust of Geta

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–209


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Midaeum

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 10.33 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.811

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: Athena, helmeted, standing front, head to right, holds shield in left hand, spear in right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 25); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour