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Denarius (Coin) Portraying Didius Julianus

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

193 (28 March to early June)

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays the Emperor Didius Julianus, facing right and wearing a crown of laurels.

On the back the figure of Concord is shown standing, holding a legionary eagle in either hand.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Didius Julianus

Origin

Rome

Date

193 CE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: IMP CAES M DID IVLIAN AVG Reverse: CONCORD MILIT

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 2.98 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4881

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