Reverse: PONTIF COS II, Geta charging on horseback left, preparing to thrust spear at fallen enemy. Ex Agora Auctions, Sale 62. When Septimius Severus died Feb 4, 211 he left his empire to his sons, Geta & Caracalla.& both were acknowledged by the Senate & the army as the joint emperors of Rome. Joint rule, Geta was always in a secondary place to the older brother. Ned a division of the empire, which was then distasteful to Romans & was only prevented. By the pleas of their mother, Julia Domna. Caracalla was cruel & extremely ambitious.
Geta had a more gentle personality. By the end of the 1st year of joint rule, the situation. Caracalla organized the murder of Geta during the festival of Saturnalia.
Geta was murdered by centurions on December 26, 211. Geta who was only 22 years old. His mother'sJulia Domna'sarms. All illustrations are of the actual item offered. The authenticity of all pieces is fully guaranteed.
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