This is an ancient Roman silver denarius, of emperor Geta, minted at Rome between 200 - 202 AD.
Obverse: P SEPT GETA CAES PONT, "Publius Septimius Geta Caesar Pontifex" laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right
Reverse: PRINC IVVENTVTIS, "Prince of Youth" Geta, in military dress, standing left with baton & sceptre, trophy behind.
A nice example with a good portrait of this young prince whilst he was a joint emperor with his father Septimius Severus and older brother Caracalla.
DATE: 189 - 211 AD (this coin minted between 200 - 202 AD)
SIZE: 18mm dia
WEIGHT: 3.24 grams
ATTRIBUTION: RIC 18, RSC 157b, BMC 234 (RCV 2000 Edition) Number 7196.
PROVENANCE: Private collection. Bristol, United Kingdom.
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