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E-auction 275-196424 - GETA Denier

GETA Denier AU/XF
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Estimate : 125 €
Price : 43 €
Maximum bid : 50 €
End of the sale : 23 July 2018 14:26:00
bidders : 11 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 199
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 550 ‰
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,65 g.
Rarity : R1
Officine: 2e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large et irrégulier ovale, parfaitement centré au droit. Très beau buste de Géta. Fappe un peu molle au revers. Patine grise légèrement granuleuse
Catalogue references :

Obverse


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

Reverse


Reverse legend : NOBI-LITAS.
Reverse description : Nobilitas (la Noblesse) debout à droite, tenant un sceptre long de la main droite et le palladium de la gauche.
Reverse translation : “Nobilitas”, (La Noblesse).

Commentary


Portrait particulier. Revers inhabituel.

Historical background


Geta

(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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