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ID:     81002902
Type:     Greek
Region:     ARCADIA
City:     Megalopolis
Issuer:     Geta. As Caesar
Date Ruled:     AD 198-209
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Assarion
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 198-209
Weight:     3.96 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Legend:     ΛOV CEΠT ΓE [TAC ...]
Obverse Description:     Bare-headed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     MEΓAΛO[ΠO ΛEITΩN]
Reverse Description:     Uncertain male figure standing left, holding spear and fold of chlamys draped over arm
Mint:     Unpublished in the standard references, an apparently unique reverse type for this
Primary Reference:     cf. BCD Peloponnesos 1571.2 (for rev. type on Septimius Severus)
Reference2:     cf. NCP P. 1104 and pl. V, II
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Fair, green patina, a little rough
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 2902 Unpublished in the standard references, an apparently unique reverse type for this mint and person. Ex BCD Collection (not in LHS sale), purchased from F. Kovacs, January 2004.