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Geta, 209 - c. 26 December 211 A.D.
The origin and purpose of the bronze "Limes" denarii is uncertain. They may have been a token currency used only along the borders of the Empire. They may have been illegal counterfeits with a now long gone thin silver wash.
BB18442. Billon limes denarius
, cf. RIC IV
18, RSC 157b, and SRCV II
7196, VF, weight
2.768g, maximum diameter
18.4mm, die axis
, as caesar
, 202 A.D.; obverse
P SEPT GETA CAES PONT
, boy's bare-headed and draped bust
right; reverse PRINC IVVENTVTIS
(Prince of Youth), Geta
standing left holding baton and scepter
of captured arms behind; SOLD
Catalog current as of Thursday, April 25, 2019.
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