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Geta Denarius

000_4625.jpg000_4622.jpg000_4627.jpg000_4620.jpgGeta Denarius, Emperor AD 209-212, struck as Caesar AD 202, RIC 26, RSC 228,  3.42 gms, Obverse:  bareheaded and draped bust of Geta facing right, GETA CAES PONTIF, Reverse:  Geta, togate and veiled, standing left and sacrificing from a patera over a lighted altar, VOTA PVBLICA, sharp, bold, and very expressive portrait of Geta, detailed emperor and devices on the reverse, full and clear legends on both sides, a beautiful and well struck and centered coin that shows some wear on the very highest points of the reverse, and just a bare touch on the tip top point of the obverse, lovely and graded Nice VF by the numismatist/dealer from whom I purchased it, Asking price:  $125 includes priority shipping and insurance, registered to other countries (please see shipping information page)

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Geta Denarius

000_4391.jpg000_4392.jpg000_4388.jpg000_4394.jpgGeta Denarius, Emperor AD 209-212, struck AD 209-210, RIC 69, RSC 137,  2.95 gms, Obverse:  laureate bust of Geta facing right, IMP CAES P SEPT GETA PIVS AVG, Reverse:  Felicitas standing half left, holding a cornucopia in her right arm and a long caduceus in her left hand, PONTIF TR P II COS II, very lustrous coin, great and sharp portrait of Geta, detailed Felicitas and devices on the reverse, full and clear legends on both sides with the exception of the T in SEPT and the T in GETA on the obverse not fully struck up, with those exceptions a well struck and centered coin graded Extremely Fine by the numismatist/dealer from whom I purchsed it, a real beauty and a scarce issue for Geta, Asking price:  $375 includes priority shipping and insurance, registered to other countries (please see shipping information page)

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Geta Denarius

000_7317.JPG000_7314.JPG000_7313.JPG000_7312.JPG000_7311.JPG000_7310.JPG000_7308.JPG000_7307.JPG000_7304.JPG000_7303.JPG000_7302.JPG000_7301.JPG000_7300.JPG000_7299.JPG000_7298.JPG000_7297.JPG000_7296.JPG000_7293.JPG000_7292.JPG000_7290.JPG000_7289.JPG000_7288.JPG000_7287.JPGAD 198-209 (as Caesar), struck AD 199-202, RIC 13a; RSC 90; Van Meter 24, 3.26 gms, Obverse: draped and bare-headed bust of Geta facing right, P SEPT GETA CAES PONT, Reverse: Nobilitas standing right, holding a scepter and a palladium, NOBILITAS, lustrous coin, more than my photography shows, with just a light touch of attractive toning, superb boyish portrait of Geta in very high relief, detailed reverse, full and sharp legends on both sides of the coin, very well centered and struck, a lovely and sharp coin, especially in hand, and scarce, and I must say again: a super and very high relief portrait of the young caesar with his trademark mop of hair,  Asking price: $325 includes priority shipping and insurance000_7286.JPG

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Geta Denarius

000_4645.JPG000_4640.JPG000_4634.JPG000_4632.JPG000_4629.JPG000_4626.JPG000_4621.JPGAD 198-212, minted AD 198-200 to commemorate Geta’s appointment to the priesthoods in AD 198, RIC 3, RSC 188, Van Meter 40, Obverse: draped and bare headed bust of Geta facing right, L SEPTIMIVS GETA CAES, Reverse: priestly implements: lituus, secespita, praeferculum, simpulum, and aspergillum, SEVERI PII AVG FIL, lustrous coin (more than my photography shows), superlative and charming boyish portrait of Geta with his mop of hair, very sharp, clear, and detailed reverse, full and clear legends on both sides of the coin, a very beautiful coin well struck and centered, and from my researches a scarce type for Geta, and an exceptional example of this issue for him, a real jewel, Asking price: $375 includes priority shipping and insurance in the U.S., registered to other countries (please see shipping information page)000_4618.JPG

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Geta Denarius

000_4261.JPG000_4260.JPG000_4259.JPG000_4256.JPG000_4255.JPG000_4254.JPG000_4253.JPG000_4248.JPG000_4247.JPG000_4246.JPG000_4245.JPG000_4244.JPG000_4242.JPG000_4240.JPG000_4239.JPG000_4238.JPG000_4237.JPG000_4236.JPG000_4235.JPG000_4233.JPG000_4232.JPG000_4231.JPG000_4229.JPG000_4228.JPG000_4227.JPGStruck in Rome as Augustus AD 209-212, RIC 79, Van Meter 44/1, Obverse: laureate bust of Geta facing right, P SEPT GETA PIVS AVG BRIT, Reverse: Janus, with two faces, standing front, holding spear and thunderbolt, TR P III COS II PP, lustrous (more than my photography shows) with attractive toning, excellently detailed portrait, incredibly sharp and clear reverse, superb portrait(s!) of Janus down to his beard(s!), full and clear legends on both sides with the exception of P SEPT on the obverse slightly softly struck, there is a small flan crack at five o’clock on the reverse, not compromising to the structure of the coin, just a beautiful coin, and an exceptional one not only in the sense that it features Janus STANDING in the Imperial series, but it’s just a plain gorgeous coin.  Graded original EF by the numismatist/dealer from whom I purchased the coin, Asking price: $650 includes priority shipping and insurance000_4226.JPG

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