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coin from Tomis - Geta / eagle - reverse coin from Tomis - Geta / eagle - obverse
26 mm diameter, ? grams, AE
Obverse: laureate Geta to the right, cuirassed and draped bust
legend A·K·Π·CEΠ ·[ΓETA]C·
Reverse: eagle to the left, head right, with spread wings, standing on a small altar adorned with a garland between two legionary standards, in exergue denomination value D (Δ = 4), legend MHTPO ΠON [TOV TOME]ΩC, outer pearl circle

The ancient coin pictures above are present on Romanian coins through the kind permission of Mr. Răzvan Dobrin. The coin belongs to the category of provincial Roman coins, sometimes called Greek imperial. The coin corresponds to the description at number 2021 in the Moushmov catalog and is described in AMNG I at position 3007 (AMNG = Die antiken Münzen Nord-Griechenlands, B. Pick, 1898).


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