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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 947

Geta. AD 209-211. Æ Sestertius (31mm, 28.03 g, 12h). Rome mint. Struck AD 211.

CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 947.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Roman Imperial, Bronze

Sold For $ 2 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Geta. AD 209-211. Æ Sestertius (31mm, 28.03 g, 12h). Rome mint. Struck AD 211. P SEPTIMIVS GETA PIVS AVG BRIT, laureate head right / FORT RED TR P III COS II P P, S C in exergue, Fortuna, draped, seated left on throne, holding rudder on globe in right hand and cornucopia in left; wheel under throne. RIC IV 168a; Banti 20 (same obv. die as illustration); BMCRE 40-2. Green patina, hairline flan crack. Near EF.

From the Benito Collection. Ex Gemini III (9 January 2007), lot 425 (hammer $6000).

The reverse type commemorates the return of Caracalla and Geta from Britain to Rome after Septimius' death at York on 4 February AD 211.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 114 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 13-14 May 2020. This lot is in Session 3, which begins 14 May 2020 at 9 AM ET.

UPDATE: As the CNG staff and many of our clients remain under social distancing and other restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CNG 114 will be held as an internet only auction. The sale will take place as scheduled on 13-14 May 2020.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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