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ID:     77000597
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     C. Hosidius C.F. Geta
Date Ruled:     68 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 64
Weight:     4.06 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Legend:     GETA / III VIR
Obverse Description:     Diademed and draped bust of Diana right, wearing earring and pearl necklace and necklace of pendants; bow and quiver over shoulder
Reverse Legend:     C HOSIDI C F
Reverse Description:     Calydonian Boar standing right, pierced by spear and harried by hound below
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 407/2
Reference2:     RSC Hosidia 1
Reference3:     Syd 903
Reference4:     BMCRR Rome 3389-3391; Kestner 3317-3318
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF, toned, traces of die rust on obverse.
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 597 Ex Classical Numismatic Group 38 (6 June 1996), lot 807.