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A silver denarius of the emperor Geta with a reverse showing Genius (or Bonus Eventus) with corn ears. Coin Type: Silver denarius of Geta, Caesar 198-209 CE, Augustus 209-211 CE
Mint and Date: Rome, 208-209 CE.
Size and Weight: 19mm x 20mm, 3.4g
Obverse: P SEPTIMIVS GETA CAES
Bust right, draped, head bare, seen from behind.
Reverse: PONTIF COS II
Genius or Bonus Eventus, naked, standing front, head left, sacrificing out of patera in right hand over garlanded and lit altar left, and holding corn-ears downwards in left hand.
Provenance: fichtinski (eBay), May 2007
Ref: RCV (2000) 7187; RIC IV 59a; BMCRE V p274, 584.
BW Ref: 016 052 110
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