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Rare Britannia Issue for Geta

Triton XIV, Lot: 765. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $1800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Geta. AD 209-211. Æ Sestertius (32mm, 28.16 g, 12h). Rome mint. Struck AD 211. P SEPTIMIVS GETA PIVS AVG BRIT, laureate bust right, slight drapery / VICT BRIT TR P III COS II, S C in exergue, Victory, winged and draped, seated right on cuirass, inscribing with right hand oval shield, balanced on left knee, left hand helping to balance shield; on ground at left, oblong shield; under feet, oblong shield; to right, oblong shield and helmet. RIC IV 172b; Banti 60; SCBC 663A; BMCRE 268-9; Cohen 210. Good VF, dark green patina, some areas of roughness, minor smoothing. Rare.


From the Collection of a Northern California Gentleman.