C. Hosidius C.f. Geta Moneyer of the Roman Republic from 68 BC to 68 BC.
C. Hosidius C.f. Geta was one of the moneyers for the year 68 BC. He is likely identical to the Hosidius Geta who was proscibed in 43 BC, as a part of the backlash for the murder of Julius Caesar.

He was rescued by his son who pretended that the elder Geta had taken his own life, and performed the funeral rites while concealing his father on one of his farms.

The father disguised himself by wearing a bandage over one eye; but when he was pardoned, he found that he could no longer see with that eye.
C. Hosidius C.f. Geta
An AR Denarius struck 65 (68)BC in Rome
Obverse: diademed and draped bust of Diana, bow and quiver over shoulder III VIR / GETA

Reverse: attacked boar right, spear in shoulder, hound below, C HOSIDI C F

Diameter: 16 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.6 g
"Oineus, king of Kalydon in Aitolia, once had feasted the gods at an harvest festival but forgotten to butcher an animal for Artemis. The goddess was enraged and sent a big boar who wasted the fertile fields of the king. Oineus called for help and from all parts of Greece the heroes came to help him. There were the Curetes from Pleuron, the brothers of Althaia, the wife of Oineus. There were the Dioscurs Kastor and Polydeikes and their Messenian cousins Idas and Lynkeus. Theseus came from Athens, Iphikles, half-brother of Herakles, came from Thebens, Iason, Admetos, Peirithos, Peleus and Eurytion came from Thessalia, Telamon from Salamis, Amphiaraos from Argos, Ankaios and Atalante from Arcadia and much more. Herakles was prevented by his labours. On top of the heroes stood Meleagros, the son of Oineus and Althaia. The hunt for the Calydonean boar ended very disastrous. Many heroes lost their lifes. Ankaios was the first killed by the boar. Peleus accidentally hit his father-in-law Eurytion with his spear. A second hunter too was killed by the boar. The big catastrophe happened at the 6th day of the hunt. On this day Atalanta hit the boar with her arrow and Meleagros gave him the deathblow. Then he awarded head and skin of the boar to Atalante. But his uncles, brother of his mother Althaia, didn't tolerate that. They insisted on the rights of their clan. A dispute occured, they snatched the trophies from Atalante and then a fight began in which Meleagros slew his uncles. When Meleagros was born the fates predicted that he will live only as long as the log in the oven. Althaia pulled it out of the fire and hid it in a secret place. When she heard of the death of her brothers she enraged, got the log and threw it in the fire. When it was burnt Meleagros break down dead when he was dissecting the boar." - Jochen's Coins of mythological interest
Crawford 407/2; Sydenham 903; Kestner 3317; BMCRR I Rome 3389; RSC I Hosidia 1, SRCV I 346
An AR Denarius struck 68 BC in Rome
Obverse: Draped bust of Diana right, wearing stephane, earring, and necklace, and with bow and quiver over shoulder; III VIR downwards to left, GETA downwards to right.

Reverse: The Calydonian boar standing right, it’s front legs thrust forward, pierced through by a spear and harried by a hound below; C•HOSIDI•C•F in exergue.

Diameter: 17 mm
Die Orientation: 6 H
Weight: 3.98 g
Although the significance of the type to the moneyer who caused it to be struck remains a mystery, the classical myth which it depicts and the lesson it carried regarding the consequences of neglecting the Gods would have been a message well known to and easily recognised by the ancient Romans. The Calydonian boar was sent by Diana (or Artemis as she was called by the Greeks) to ravage the lands of Calydon in Aetolia, where the king Oeneus had not afforded her the proper rites and respect. With the citizens cowering behind city walls, a hunt was organised by the king in which the lone female hunter, Atalanta, was the first to draw blood when she pierced the gigantic boar through its side with her spear, as depicted in this fine reverse type. The coin is easily one of my favourites of the Republican era.
Crawford 407/2; RSC Hosidia 1; Sear 346
An AR Denarius Serratus struck 68 BC in Rome
Obverse: Draped bust of Diana right, bow and quiver over shoulder; GETA downwards to left; III•VIR downwards to right

Reverse: Calydonian boar standing right, pierced by spear and harried by hound below; C HOSIDI C F in exergue

Diameter: 22 mm
Die Orientation: 6 H
Weight: 3.89 g

Ex. Andrew McCabe Collection (CNG Electronic Auction 472; Lot 259); Ex. Numismatica Ars Classica 114 (Part 2; Lot 1326); Ex. Gorny & Mosch 186 (Lot 1798). Notes from Andrew McCabe: "I purchased this coin due to the really exceptional speared boar and dog on the reverse and the very large flan, but later found an example from the collection of Benjamin Nightingale, a well-known 19th century antiquarian. My new coin has a less cute boar, but I had to choose between provenance and art." Andrew's loss is my gain!

Crawford 407/1; RSC Hosidia 2; Sear 347