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Live auction - brm_340793 - GETA As

GETA As AU/AU
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Estimate : 750 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 03 December 2014 15:38:13
Type : As
Date: 211
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 25 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 9,00 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 4e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire de qualité exceptionnelle pour ce type de monnayage sur un petit flan ovale et irrégulier, bien centré. Portrait de Géta de toute beauté. Revers de style fin bien venu à la frappe. Magnifique patine vert foncé, légèrement grnauleuse au revers
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : P SEPTIMIVS GETA - PIVS AVG BRIT.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Géta auguste à droite (O*).
Obverse translation : “Publius Septimius Geta Pius Augustus Britannicus”, (Publius Septime Geta pieux auguste britannique).

Reverse


Reverse legend : FORT RED TR P III COS II P P/ -|-// SC.
Reverse description : Fortuna (la Fortune) drapée, assise à gauche, tenant un gouvernail de la main droite et une corne d'abondance de la gauche ; sous son siège, une roue.
Reverse translation : “Fortuna Reduci Tribunicia Potestate tertium Consul iterum Pater Patriæ”, (Le retour de la Fortune revêtu de la puissance tribunitienne consul pour la deuxième fois père de la patrie).

Commentary


Poids légerRubans de type 1.

Historical background


Geta

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

August (fin 209-26/02/212)

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.

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