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Denarius of Geta

Silver denarius, 19mm, 3.27gm, issued AD 204. Rome mint.

Obv: P SEPT GETA CAES PONT, Bare-headed, draped bust facing right.

Rev: CASTOR, Castor standing beside horse.

References: Sear 7169, RIC 6, RSC 12.

Scarce.

This reverse, struck under his father Septimius Severus, alludes to Geta being the brother of Caracalla, Severus' heir, as Castor was to Pollux (the Heavenly Twins).

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