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Roman Republican Coins, L. Hostilius Saserna, Denarius 48 BC, vf-xf

Römische Republik, L. Hostilius Saserna, Denar 48 v.Chr., ss-vz

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Product Description

L. Hostilius Saserna 48 BC. Denarius 19 mm 48 BC Rome. Head of Vercingetorix right, Galllic shield behind / L. HOSTILIVS above, SASERN below, two warriors in biga right, one driving and the other holding shield and brandishing spear. Cr. 448/2a; very fine to extremely fine, minor corrosion on rev.
remarkable specimen with terrific portrait of Vercingetorix and rich in detail depiction on reverse
Caesar had beaten the Gauls and their leader Vercigetrorix after hard battles at Alesia in 52 BC. Caesar had kept the Celtic chieftain imprisoned for six years, when he presented him in triumph to the Romans and executed him.

Additional Information

Category 1 Roman Republican Coins
Ruler L. Hostilius Saserna
Reign 48 BC
Denomination Denarius
Date 48 BC
Mint Rome
Material Silver
Condition very fine to extremely fine
Supplement minor corrosion on rev.
Catalogue Cr. 448/2a
Catalogue 2 Sydenham 952
Weight 3.73 g
Diameter 19 mm
Item Number 83505