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E-auction 446-358358 - brm_674797 - GETA Denier

GETA Denier VF
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Estimate : 35 €
Price : 24 €
Maximum bid : 30 €
End of the sale : 01 November 2021 14:30:00
bidders : 5 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 200-202
Mint name / Town : Laodicée
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 500 ‰
Diameter : 17,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 2,07 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie bien centrée, avec une jolie Victoire au revers. Patine verte


Obverse legend : P SEPT GETA - CAES PONT.
Obverse description : Buste drapé tête nue de Géta à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A°2).
Obverse translation : "Publius Septimus Geta Cæsar Pontifex", (Publius Septime Géta César Pontife).


Reverse legend : VICT AE-TE-RN.
Reverse description : Victoria (la Victoire) volant à gauche et tenant un diadème des deux mains ; auprès d'elle, un bouclier sur une base.
Reverse translation : "Victoria Æterna", (La Victoire éternelle).


Denier du limes, poids léger.

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.

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