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ID number:  BIRBI-R1303
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Didius Julianus; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  193
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.90
Weight (g):  14.81
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 1428. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
BIRBI-R1303.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Didius Julianus, wearing a laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Fortuna, draped and standing facing l., holding rudder set on globe in r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …nΓ CΔES M DID SEVER IVLIΛN AvC (Imperator Caesar Marcus Didius Severus Julianus Augustus). Reverse: P M.Z^ ɪ C… C (Head of the College of Priests, Tribune, Consul, S C; Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 15.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Didius Julianus
Roman
c.133
193
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