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Home > Catalog > Roman Coins > The Severan Period > Geta > BB18442
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 180o, 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, trophy of captured arms behind; SOLD











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