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Denarius with bust of Diana, struck under C. Hosidius Geta

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Obverse: Bust of Diana, right, draped and wearing a diadem, earring, and double necklace; at her shoulders, bow and quiver. Before: GETA behind: III VIR Reverse: Wild boar right, pierced by spear and attacked by dog. In exergue: C HOSIDI C F

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Republican Period, about 68 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.09 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

13.631

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins