Denarius with bust of Geta

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 211


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 3.40 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.546

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Geta to right.
PSEPTGETAPIVS AVGBRIT
Reverse: Janus standing, thunderbolt in left hand, scepter or spear in right.
TRPIII COSIIPP

Provenance

By date unknown: with Col. L. S. Forrer; purchased by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from Col. L. S. Forrer, March, 1952; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III