|Please help us convert the Dictionary of Roman Coins from scans to text by typing the original text here. Please add updates or make corrections to the NumisWiki text version as appropriate.nullGeta (Lucius or Publius), the younger son of Severus and Domna, brother of Caracalla was born at Mediolanum (Milan), about the year of Rome 942 (C.E. 189.) He was called Lucius from his father, and took the name of Publius from his uncle, a Roman knight. In 951 (C.E. 197), Severus having assumed the sole authority on the removal of his rivals, Geta followed his father to join the Parthian campaign in the East, where he declined to accept the title of Caesar, though pressed upon him by the army, approved by the Senate and the Emperor, and though at the same time his brother Caracalla was already styled Augustus. But he recieved the titles of Princeps Juventutis and of Pontifex.|
951 to 957 (A.D. 198 to 204.__Being as yet too young to participate in affairs of state, no events worthy of record occurred during these years.
958 (A.D. 205). __ The name of Lucius was dropped, but that of Publius retained. Geta proceeded consul for the first time, as colleague to his brother, who was then in his second consulate.
961 (A.D. 208).__Consul for the second time, with his brother (Consul III.) he accompanied his father and Caracalla to the war in Britain.
962 (A.D. 209).__He received from his father the title of Augustus, and was invested with the tribunician power. The following year he began to be styled BRITanicus.