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198 NGC Ch VF Geta Caesar Roman Empire Denarius Laodicea ad Mare Spes Hope (20092405C)

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  • Scarce Choice Very Fine Geta Roman Empire silver denarius Eastern Mint coin.
  • Issued between 198 to 200 CE as Caesar under his father Emperor Septimius Severus.
  • 4.12g (very heavy flan), RIC 96v (rated as Scarce, variant with cuirassed bust not published), RSC 192a.
  • Minted at Laodicea ad Mare, Eastern Mint.
  • NGC Certified to Ch VF.
  • Obverse: L SEPTIMIVS GETA CAES, draped, cuirassed bare head right.
  • Reverse: SPEI PERPETVAE, Spes advancing left holding flower and raising skirt.
  • Spes was the Goddess of hope, abundance and harvest. Her symbols are a bouquet of flowers.