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coin from Tomis - Geta - obverse coin from Tomis - Geta - reverse
25-26 mm diameter, 10.81 grams, AE
Obverse: laureate Geta to the right, draped bust, legend AV·K·Π·CEΠTI·ΓETAC·
Reverse: temple with deity (probably Dionysos) facing right, amid the roof denomination value D (Δ), legend MHTPOΠ ΠONT TOMEΩC, the latter four letters placed in exergue

The ancient coin pictures above are present on Romanian coins through the kind permission of Mr. Ion Šerban. The coin belongs to the category of provincial Roman coins also called sometimes Greek imperial. The coin corresponds to the description at number 2033 in the Moushmov catalog.


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