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ID number:  BIRBI-R1413
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Geta; Caracalla; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  211
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  2.92
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1475. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
BIRBI-R1413.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Geta, wearing laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Providentia (or Aeternitas?), draped and standing front, head facing l., raising lighted torch in r. and holding globe in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: P SEPT GETA PIVS AVG BRIT (Publius Septimius Geta Pius Augustus Britannicus). Reverse: TR P III COS II P P (Tribune for the Third Time, Consul for the Second Time, Father of the Fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 81

4 Related People

Geta
Roman
189
211
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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Caracalla
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Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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