Pontos, Neocaesarea, Geta
Description: Pontos, Neocaesarea, Geta as Caesar (198 - 209 AD). Dated CY 146 (209/210 AD). Bare head right / ΚΟΙΝ ΠΟ ΝΕΟΚΑΙΧ ΜΗΤΡΟ; tetrastyle temple with statue in the middle, ET PMR in ex.
Diameter: AE28 mm
Weight: 15,22 g
Attribution: BMC 11; RecGen 32; SNG von Aulock 102-103 var. (spacing of ethnic etc.); SNG Cop 216
Commentary: sandy surfaces with underlying brown patina, good portrait
History: The city was known as Kabira, Diospolis, Sebaste and was named Neocaesarea probably during the reign of Tiberius.
Article Number: 008-04-04-41652