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Denarius (Coin) Portraying Didius Julianus

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

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.

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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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