Ancient Coins: ROMAN IMPERIAL BRONZE: Geta, 209-211 A.D. ex: Hess-Leu and Ratto
AE Sestertius, 29.02g. 32mm. Rome, 211 A.D. P SEPTIMIVS GETA PIVS AVG BRIT. Laureate head of Geta to right. Rev. FORT RED TR P III COS II PP S C. Fortuna seated to left holding rudder on globe with right hand and cornucopia in left hand. BMC 427, 40. RIC 168a. Superb style portrait on a full heavy flan and attractive brown patina.
Ex: Erich von Schulthess-Rechberg (ESR) collection, Hess-Leu, Lucern, Auction 17, March 23, 1961, lot 273.
Ex: Ratto, Auction January 19, 1956, lot 218.
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