GETA NGC Choice XF Tetradrachm RARE 5 Known Ancient Roman Empire Coin

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GETA NGC Choice XF Tetradrachm RARE 5 Known Ancient Roman Empire Coin
GETA NGC Choice XF Tetradrachm RARE 5 Known Ancient Roman Empire Coin

GETA NGC Choice XF Tetradrachm RARE 5 Known Ancient Roman Empire Coin
Ancient Roman Coinage of Philip I Otacilia Severa Billon Tetradrachm. Larger than a U. Quarter which is 24mm and only 5.7gm. Obverse: I tetradrachm (13.07 gm). NGC Choice XF 4/5 – 3/5. Dated Cos II (AD 208). AYT KAI -ETAC, laureate head of Geta right / HMAPX -YPA TO B , eagle standing facing on animal leg and thigh, head right, wreath in beak, tail right, wings spread. Ancient Roman Coinage of GETA. Dated Cos II A. Obverse: AYT KAI ETAC, laureate head of Geta right. HMAPX -YPA TO B , eagle standing facing on animal leg and thigh, head right, wreath in beak, tail right, wings spread. Only 5 Examples cited known by Prieur. NGC Certified, Graded Ch XF (Choice Extremely Fine). When Septimius Severus died Feb 4, 211 he left his empire to his sons, Geta & Caracalla. & both were acknowledged by the Senate & the army as the joint emperors of Rome. Joint rule, Geta was always in a secondary place to the older brother. Ned a division of the empire, which was then distasteful to Romans & was only prevented. By the pleas of their mother, Julia Domna. Caracalla was cruel & extremely ambitious. Geta had a more gentle personality. By the end of the 1st year of joint rule, the situation. Caracalla organized the murder of Geta during the festival of Saturnalia. Geta was murdered by centurions on December 26, 211. Geta who was only 22 years old. His mother’sJulia Domna’sarms. All illustrations are of the actual item offered. The authenticity of all pieces is fully guaranteed. Images are not actual size Please see description for actual measurements. The item “GETA NGC Choice XF Tetradrachm RARE 5 Known Ancient Roman Empire Coin” is in sale since Thursday, July 26, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Ancient\Roman\ Provincial (100-400 AD)”. The seller is “zeus_gallery” and is located in Beverly Hills, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Certification: NGC
  • Grade: Ch XF
  • Denomination: Tetradrachm
  • Ruler: Geta
  • Composition: Billon
  • Date: 208 AD

GETA NGC Choice XF Tetradrachm RARE 5 Known Ancient Roman Empire Coin