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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.115.133
People
Moneyer: C. Hosidius C.f. Geta, Roman
Title
Denarius of C. Hosidius C.f. Geta, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
68 BCE-54 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Republican period
Culture
Roman Republican
Physical Descriptions
Medium
silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.99 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Before, GETA downwards; behind, III.VIR downwards
  • Reverse Inscription: In exergue, C.HOSIDI.C.F
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 407/2
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Alice Corinne McDaniel Collection, Department of the Classics, Harvard University
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.115.133
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Draped bust of Diana r., with bow and quiver over shoulder; before, GETA; behind, III.VIR. Border of dots.
Rev.: Boar r., wounded by spear and attacked by hound; in exergue, [C.]HOSIDI.C.F. Border of dots.

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