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E-auction 95-49568 - GETA Assarion

GETA Assarion XF
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Estimate : 115 €
Price : 44 €
Maximum bid : 61 €
End of the sale : 09 February 2015 16:14:00
bidders : 8 bidders
Type : Assarion
Date: c. 196-198
Mint name / Town : Nicopolis ad Istrum, Mésie inférieure
Metal : copper
Diameter : 16 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 3,00 g.
Rarity : INÉDIT
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan bien centré. Beau portrait de Géta. Joli revers. Patine noire
Catalogue references :


Obverse description : Buste drapé, tête nue de Géta à droite, vu de trois quarts en avant (A°01).
Obverse legend : LOU KAISAR GETAS.
Obverse translation : (Lucius césar Géta).


Reverse description : Héraklès étranglant le lion de Némée.
Reverse legend : NIKOPO-IT PROS I, (Nikopolitwn Pros Istros).
Reverse translation : (de Nicopolis près de l’Istrus).


Semble complètement inédit et non répertorié pour le type de revers. associé à cette légende de droit inhabituelle. Manque aux principaux ouvrages consultés, en particulier pour cette légende de droit énigmatique.

Historical background


(06/198-26/02/212) Lucius puis Publius Septimius Geta

Caesar (06/198-fin209)

Geta, born May 26, 189, became Caesar in 198 and the following year received the title of Pontifex. He accompanied his father and brother in Britain from 208 and amounted to Augustat the following year. When Septimius Severus died at York on 4 February 211, the brothers bring the ashes of their father to Rome and became co-emperors. But they hate. Finally, after a year of joint rule, Caracalla killed his brother in their mother's arms. Geta is dedicated to "Memoriae damnatio" (damnation of memory). His supporters are systematically massacred. uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
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