CAM-0BC6D4: Silver Denarius of Geta

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Unique ID: CAM-0BC6D4

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A silver denarius of Geta. Mint is Laodicea, AD 203, Reece period 10. Obverse shows Bare-headed, draped bust right. Obverse legend reads P SEPTIMIVS GETA CAES. Reverse shows Mars advancing right holding spear and trophy. Reverse legend reads MARTI VICTORI. Die axis is 12 o'clock, weight is 3.16g, diameter is 19.22mm. See RIC IV, pt.I, p.329, no.103.

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Find of note status

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 203

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.16 g
Diameter: 19.22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 10th April 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Geta
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 10 [193-222]
Obverse description: Bare-headed, draped bust right
Obverse inscription: P SEPTIMIVS GETA CAES

Reverse description: Mars advancing right holding spear and trophy
Reverse inscription: MARTI VICTORI

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: South Cambridgeshire Area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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