Coin of Bizya with bust of Geta

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 209–212


Mint: Thrace, Bizya

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 9.52 gm. Die Axis: 8

Accession Number

2000.982

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Geta to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Banquet scene. Horse at right. Servant and tree at left.
Shield in field above.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By October 2000: with Dr. Busso Peus Nachf. Münzhandlung, Bornwiesenweg 34, 60322 Frankfurt am Main, Germany (auction 366, October 25, 2000, lot 386); purchased by Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., 1102 Millersville Pike, Lancaster, PA 17603 on behalf of MFA; purchased by MFA from Classical Numismatic Group Inc., December 13, 2000

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour