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Geta - As
P. SEPT. GETA CAES. PONT. , draped and cuirassed bust right
DI PATRII / S C , Liber Pater and Hercules standing facing each other
Cohen 33
Issued in 204

This as, among other coins with the pair of gods Liber Pater / Hercules on the reverse, was issued for the Secular Games of 204. Liber Pater and Hercules are the Roman versions of Melqart (Hercules) and Shadrafa (Liber Pater), the 2 punic gods of Leptis Magna, Libya, the city of Septimius Severus and his Pratorian Prefect Plautianus.
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