Coin of Heraclea Pontica with bust of Geta

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–209


Mint: Bithynia, Heraclea Pontica

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 12.86 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

67.320

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Geta to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Herakles to left in combat with hydra.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III