Coin of Perinthus with bust of Geta
Mint: Thrace, Perinthus
Diameter: 41 mm. Weight: 41.15 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Geta to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Herakles stands left with club and lion’s skin in his left hand and a phiale in the right, extended over a flaming altar.
Above, an eagle sets off in flight left.
Inscription in Greek around and above and in exergue.
By 1964: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 28, June 19-20, 1964, lot 418); purchased by MFA at the Münzen und Medaillen auction; accessioned September 23, 1964
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour