Help in indentifying a Roman coin.

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  1. Thomas c

    Thomas c New Member

    Hello everyone,

    Would appreciate any help in identifying this Roman coin. I believe it is Geta, but couldn't get any further than that.

    Many thanks!
    Thomas
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  3. Ocatarinetabellatchitchix

    Ocatarinetabellatchitchix Supporter! Supporter

    First hint : on the observe you can read RICVS
    2nd hint : on the reverse you can read COMES
     
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  4. Roman Collector

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    Not Geta -- see the radiate crown? That indicates it's an antoninianus, a denomination introduced in AD 215, after Geta's death.

    This youthful figure is probably Tetricus II because the COMES AVG reverse couldn't really go with any other young ruler.
     
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  8. ancient coin hunter

    ancient coin hunter Tribunicia Potestas

    Tetricus II - here's mine.

    tetricus1.jpg

    tetricus2.jpg
     
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  9. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    TETRICUS II
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    RI Tetricus II 273-274 CE BI Ant SPES w Flower
     
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  10. Jims Coins

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    Here is my Tetricus I with GEC-335 OBV.jpg GEC-335 REV.jpg COMES.AVG
     
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  11. kolyan760

    kolyan760 Well-Known Member

    Tetricus II
     
  12. Thomas c

    Thomas c New Member

    Thank you all for this valuable help. What an amazing forum!

    Thomas.
     
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