Sestertius with head of Geta

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 211


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 27.77 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

34.1421

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Geta, laureate, bearded, right.
PSEPTIMIVSGETA PIVSAVGBRIT
Reverse: Fortuna seated left holding rudder and cornucopia, under seat, wheel.
FORTREDTRPIIICOSIIPP SC (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1934: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, December 6, 1934

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)