Sestertius with head of Geta

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 211


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 22.24 gm.

Accession Number

36.450

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Geta, laureate, right.
PSEPTIMIVSGETA AVGBRIT
Reverse: Fortuna seated right holding cornucopia and rudder. Under the seat, a wheel.
FORTREDTRPIIICOSIIPP in exergue: S C

Provenance

By 1936: with Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King Street, St. James's, London S.W. 1, England; 1936: Anonymous Private Collection; Anonymous gift to MFA, October 8, 1936

Credit Line

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