Coin of Attaea with bust of Geta

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–209


Mint: Asia: Mysia, Attaea

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 8.72 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.541

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Geta as Caesar to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Young rivergod reclining to left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1957: Hans von Aulock Collection (SNG, von Aulock, no. 1084); by 1962: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 295.- (this is the total amount paid for 62.512–62.554).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour