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ID:     12-069
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Bithynia
City:     Nicaea
Issuer:     Geta
Date Ruled:     198-211
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Assarion
Date Struck:     198-209 as Caesar
Diameter:     15.6 mm
Weight:     2.56 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     Λ CEΠTI ΓETAC KAI
Obverse Description:     Bare head right
Reverse Legend:     NIKAIEΩN
Reverse Description:     Nemesis standing left, holding wand and resting hand on wheel; four pellets in the exergue
Primary Reference:     Rec Gen 514
Reference2:     SNG von Aulock -
Reference3:     Weiser - ; BMC -
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Grade:     Fine
Notes:     (1) Agora Auction 12: Lot No. 69; (2) Rec Gen calls the object in her left hand a whip, but it looks much more like a rod or wand. A whip is not generally attributed to Nemesis.