Coin of Pionia with bust of Geta, struck under M. Aurelius Bassus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–209


Mint: Asia: Troas, Pionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 22.87 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1971.388

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Geta to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Snake coiled right.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1971: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; November 10, 1971: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour