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brm_660267 - HOSIDIA Denier

150.00 €(Approx. 163.50$ | 124.50£)
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Type : Denier
Date: 68 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 17 mm
Orientation dies : 5 h.
Weight : 3,88 g.
Coments on the condition:
Flan court, centré, à l’usure régulière. Joli buste. Patine grise
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire de la collection Aymé Cornu


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 attaqué par un chien à droite.
Reverse translation : “Caius Hosidius Caii Filius”, (Caius Hosidius fils de Caius).

Historical background


(68 BC) Caius Hosidius Geta

In 68 BC, Lucius Metellus and Quintus Marcius Cæcilius Rex were consuls. Lucullus, commander since 74 BC had invaded Armenia, where Mithridates VI took refuge with his son, Tigranes. Lucullus took the capital, Tigranocerta in 69 BC The following year joined Mithridates Bridge. On the way back, seditious army of Lucullus nevertheless captured Nisibis. Cicero began to write his correspondence that year.

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