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ID:     cr407_1_hosidia_serr
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     C. Hosidius C.F. Geta
Date Ruled:     68 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Serrate Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     68 BC
Diameter:     19 mm
Weight:     3.5 g
Obverse Legend:     GETA III·VIR
Obverse Description:     Bust of Diana right, draped, with bow and quiver over shoulder; behind, GETA downwards; before, III·VIR downwards. Border of dots
Reverse Legend:     C·HOSIDI·C·F
Reverse Description:     Boar right, wounded by spear and attacked by hound; in exergue, C·HOSIDI·C·F. Border of dots.
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 407/1
Reference2:     Sydenham 904
Reference3:     BMCRR Rome 3386
Reference4:     RSC Hosidia 2
Photograph Credit:     Jordan Montgomery
Source:     http://gallery.respublicacoins.com
Notes:     This is the scarcer denarius of this moneyer, featuring the same basic devices as the non-serrate denarius but in very different style.