Set #3 consists five coins of the Moneyers listed below
1. C Hosidius C.f. Geta Denarius – Roman Republic AR Denarius 64 B. C.
Babelon # Hosidia 1
Diana sent the Caledonian boar to ravage the lands of Aetolia in revenge for the neglect show to her by King Oeneus. The type of reverse is supposed by Havercamp to refer to the great hunting parties with which in 734 (B.C. 20), the birthday of Augustus was so magnificently celebrated.
Obverse: GETA before, III VIR behind, diademed & draped bust of Diana right
Reverse: C HOSIDI C F, wild boar of Calydon right, pierced by spear and attacked by dog
2. Caius Marcius Censorinus Roman Republic AR Denarius 88 B.C.
Babelon # Marcia 19
Obverse: Head of Apollo right
Reverse: Free horse galloping right, C.CENSORI below,
The Marcia family claimed to derive its origin from Ancus Marcius, King of the Romans.
3. L Mussidius Longus, Roman Republic Denarius 42 B.C.
Babelon # Mussidia 7
Obverse: Facing bust of Sol, radiate and draped
Reverse: Platform inscribed CLOACIN on which are 2 statues of Venus Cloacina,the platform still exists, on the North side of the Forum.
4. C Naevius Balbus Roman Republic Serrate Denarius 77-78 B.C.
Babelon # Naevua 6
Obverse: Portrait of Venus – the Goddess of Love and Beauty, SC behind
Reverse: Goddess of Victory Driving a Triga ( 3-Horse Chariot ); numeral (XXXI), C.NAE.BALB. in the exergue
5. C. Norbanus – 83 B.C. Roman Republic AR Denarius
Babelon # Norbana 2
Obverse: Diademed head right of Venus. C. NORBANVS below and number behind.
Reverse: Ear of corn, fasces and caduceus.
Coin Diameters = 18 mm
Stamped with the word copy.
Silver plated lead free pewter, made in the USA
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of coin printed on flip insert.