L. Hostilius Saserna
Moneyer, 48 BC

Silver Denarius. 4.01g, 18mm

MINTED: Rome mint, 48 BC
REF: Crawford 448/1a; Sydenham 951; Hostilia 5
OBVERSE: Female head right wearing oak wreath.

REVERSE: L HOSTILIVS SASERNA, Victory walking right, holding trophy over left shoulder, and caduceus in right hand.

Very Fine. Struck on an oval flan, with some areas of flatness.


Historical Notes: 
L. Hostilius Saserna and his two brothers were supporters of Julius Caesar during Caesar's civil war. Like the other issues of this moneyer, the types allude to Caesar's famous victories against the tribes of Gaul.

IMPERATORIAL . L Hostilius Saserna, 48 BC . Denarius . Victory

SKU: 1060
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