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bpv_809194 - GETA Unité

GETA Unité XF
125.00 €(Approx. 135.00$ | 106.25£)
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Type : Unité
Date: c. 202-210
Mint name / Town : Traianopolis, Thrace
Metal : copper
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 3,66 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie idéalement centrée. Joli revers. Patine verte
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse description : Buste lauré, drapé et cuirassé de Géta à droite, vu de trois quarts en arrière.
Obverse legend : P SEPTI GETAS K.
Obverse translation : (Publius Septimus Géta César).

Reverse


Reverse description : Serpent enroulé autour d’un autel.
Reverse legend : AUG TRAINHS.
Reverse translation : (De Traianopolis).

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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