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Live auction - brm_763945 - HOSIDIA Denier

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Estimate : 550 €
Price : 320 €
Maximum bid : 500 €
End of the sale : 06 September 2022 14:35:31
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 68 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 16,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,90 g.
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie sur un flan court, idéalement centré des deux côtés. Magnifique sanglier au revers, finement détaillé. Patine grise de collection


Obverse legend : GETA/ III. VIR.
Obverse description : Buste de Diane à droite, diadémé et drapé, portant boucle d'oreille et collier ; l'arc et le carquois sur l'épaule.
Obverse translation : “Geta/ Triumviri”, (Géta, triumvir [chargé de la fabrication des monnaies]).


Reverse legend : C. HOSIDI. C. F À L'EXERGUE.
Reverse description : Sanglier blessé par une javeline, attaqué par un chien à droite.
Reverse translation : “Caius Hosidius Caii Filius”, (Caius Hosidius fils de Caius).


Pour ce type, M. Crawford a relevé une estimation de 134 coins de droit et de 149 coins de revers.

Historical background


(68 BC)

The Hosidia people are a big family from Rome. In 68 BC, Lucius Cæcilius Metellus and Quintus Marcius Rex were consuls.

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