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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1307
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Didia Clara; Didius Julianus; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  193
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.10
Weight (g):  17.87
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 1429. A. H. Baldwin, 1942.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Didia Clara, bare and draped, hair waved into roll at back of head, facing r. Reverse: Hilaritas, draped and standing facing l., holding a long palm in r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DIƆIA CL-ARΛ AVG (Didia Clara Augusta). Reverse: … TEMFO... S C (Joy of the Times, S C; Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 20.

4 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Didius Julianus
Roman
c.133
193
Didia Clara
Roman
c. 153

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