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Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Geta

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

AD 200/202

Artist:

Roman, minted in Rome

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays the emperor Geta, facing right.

On the back, Geta is portrayed standing in a suit of armor.

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Geta

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

200 CE–202 CE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: P SEPT GETA CAES PONT Reverse: PRINC IVVENTVTIS

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 2.96 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1285

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