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ROMAN EMPIRE, Geta AR Denarius, RIC 68
Obv: IMP CAES P SEPT GETA PIVS AVG, Laureate head right
Rev: PONTIF TR P COS II, Geta on horseback riding left, spearing enemy beneath.
Minted in Rome. A.D. 209
Reference: BMC p. 359 17. RIC 68 (Rated Rare), RSC 130. Only 4 examples in RD so quite a rare coin on that basis.
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Date added:May 29, 2011
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slokind  [Jul 24, 2011 at 02:35 AM]
my choice in the BOT contest of the jousting-seeming Getas
Antonivs Protti  [Jul 24, 2011 at 04:15 AM]
Amazing coin.
rexesq  [Oct 01, 2011 at 05:30 PM]
Ah, how I LOVE this type! So cool, Geta on horseback riding down an enemy, doesn't get too much cooler than that! And rarely do you see them so nice! 5 stars for this one from me!