Coin of Patras with bust of Geta

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–209


Mint: Achaea: Peloponnese, Patras

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 9.97 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

62.430

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Geta in chlamys to right.
PVSEPTIMIVS GE[TA CAESAR]
Reverse: View of the port with temple, colonnade, mole and two ships in harbor;
Lysippic Poseidon in temple-front, below pediment.
In exergue: COLAA PATR

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour