Denarius with bust of Geta, struck under Septimius Severus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 200–202


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 3.48 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

1998.547

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

OObverse: Draped bust of Geta to right.
PSEPTGETA CAESPONT
Reverse: At left, Geta in military attire, head left, branch in right hand, spear in left.
At right, trophy of cuirass, shields, and spears.
PRI NCI VVVENT VTIS

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; 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