Coin of Acrasus with bust of Geta

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–209


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Acrasus

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 3.95 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1208

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Geta to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Cult statue of Ephesian Artemis, with stag on hind legs.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour