TR P III COS II P P, Janus
AU (About Uncirculated)
Weigth and Diameter
3,55 g., 19 mm.
Roman Empire - Geta (AD 198-211). Silver denarius (3,55 g., 19 mm.) Minted in Rome, 211 A.D.
P SEPT GETA PIVS AVG BRIT, laureate head of Geta right.
TR P III COS II P P, Janus standing facing, holding inverted spear and thunderbolt.
RIC 79; BMC 13; RSC 197.
About uncirculated. Great exemplar.
Scarce: 19 specimens in Reka Devnia hoard.
Geta's resemblance to Septimius Severus, which according to Dio Cassius endeared him to the army, comes out well in the full-bearded portrait on this coin.