Extremely Rare Gold Aureus of Roman Emperor Publius Septimius Geta Sold For INR 700000

2024-01-06 Sat

Publius Septimius Geta was a Roman Emperor between 209 and 211, Along with his father Septimius Severus (reigned 193-211) and brother Caracalla (reigned 198–217). Gold Aureus of Publius Septimius Geta weighing 6.90g sold for INR 700000 in an auction held in Pune on December 23, 2023. The obverse of the coin feature, Bust of Publius Septimius Geta facing right; Latin legend IMP CAES P SEPT GETA PIVS AVG. The reverse of the coin features Woman standing facing right holding sceptre in right hand, at her feet two small figures facing each other and lifting hands to one another. Latin legend 'PONTIF TR P II COS' around. Image Courtesy: Oswal Antiques