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Denarius: CM.6583-2007

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Geta (AD 209-11)
Ruler: Septimius Severus (193-211) (Struck in the rule of)
Mint: Rome
State: Roman Empire

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Notes

History note: Ex Ritchie W. Post, from the F. Martin Post Collection, bt F.S. Robinson, Albany, NY, xi.2004, for $60.00

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 19.79 mm
Image(width): 20.50 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Rome

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-11-19) by The Post Family Trust

Dating

203 - 209

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Die Axis 180 degrees Weight 3.77 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Geta right

  • Text: P SEPTIMIVS GETA CAES
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Providentia standing left with sceptre and wand held over globe

  • Text: PROVID DEORVM
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6583-2007
Primary reference Number: 166146
RIC: 4-1.321.51
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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