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A modern base metal replica of a Roman Republican denarius of L. Hostilius Saserna showing a cult figure of Diana Coin Type: Oversized modern base metal replica of a silver denarius of L. Hostilius Saserna, Roman Republic, 48 BCE.
Mint and Date: (Original) Rome, 48 BCE.
Size and Weight: 25mm, 4.8g
Obverse: Head of female Gallic captive right with dishevelled hair; carnyx behind.
Cult statue of Diana (Artemis) facing, holding a stag by the base of the antlers in right hand, and an upright spear in left hand.
Ref: RCV (2000) 419; RSC Hostilia 4.
Provenance: coinmountain (eBay), April 2007.
BW Ref: 038 031 108
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