Denarius with head of Geta

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 210


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.04 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

01.5010

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Geta, laureate, right.
IMPCAESPSEPT GETAPIVSAVG
Reverse: Geta on horseback left, spearing fallen foe.
 PONTIFTRPCOSII

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 5, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins