Coin of Prusias-ad-Hypium with bust of Geta

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 198–209


Mint: Bithynia, Prusias-ad-Hypium

Dimensions

Diameter: 16.5 mm. Weight: 2.86 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1321

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: Star above crescent.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour