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brm_339060 - GETA Denier

GETA Denier AU
100.00 €(Approx. 107.00$ | 84.00£)
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Type : Denier
Date: 202-203
Mint name / Town : Laodicée
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 550 ‰
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 2,74 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale centré des deux côtés avec les grènetis visibles. Beau portrait de Géta inhabituel. Joli revers. Patine grise aux reflets dorés
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection du Professeur M. Caselli

Obverse


Obverse legend : P SEPTIMIVS GETA CAES.
Obverse description : Buste drapé, tête nue de Géta à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière (A°21).
Obverse translation : “Publius Septimius Geta Cæsar”, (Publius Septime Géta césar).

Reverse


Reverse legend : MARTI - V-ICTORI.
Reverse description : Mars nu, avec le manteau flottant, marchant à droite et portant une haste de la main droite et un trophée de la gauche.
Reverse translation : “Marti Victori”, (À Mars victorieux).

Commentary


Poids léger. Beau buste particulier.

Historical background


GETA

(06/198-26/02/212)

Caesar

Born on May 26, 189, Geta became Caesar in 198 and received the title of pontifex the following year. He accompanies his father and his brother to Brittany from 208 and is raised to Augustat the following year. When Septimius Severus died in York on February 4, 211, the two brothers brought their father's ashes back to Rome and became co-emperors. But they hate each other. Finally, after a year of joint rule, Caracalla kills his brother in their mother's arms. Geta is dedicated to "damnatio memoriæ" (damnation of memory). His supporters are systematically massacred.

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