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Didius Julianus, March-June, AD 193.


After the death of Pertinax, the army put the empire up for auction (!). Didius Julianus made the highest bid and was proclaimed emperor in AD 192, But when the Senate heard of the impending arrival of Septimius Severus, elected emperor by the legions in Pannonia, Didius was put to death after a reign of 66 days.

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RIC 1
sear5 #6072
Didius Julianus AR Denarius. 193 AD. IMP CAES M DID IVLIAN AVG, laureate head right / CONCORDIA, Concordia standing left holding legionary eagle and standard. RSC 2. (3 examples)
RIC 2, Aureus
sear5 #6070
Didius Julianus AV Aureus. IMP CAES M DID IVLIAN AVG, laureate head right / P M TR P COS, Fortuna standing left, holding rudder on globe and cornucopiae. Cohen 8. (One example)
RIC 2
sear5 #6073
Didius Julianus AR Denarius. IMP CAES M DID IVLIAN AVG, laureate head right / P M TR P COS, Fortuna standing left, holding rudder on globe and cornucopiae. RSC 10. (5 examples)
RIC 3, Aureus
sear5 #6071
Didius Julianus AV Aureus. IMP CAES M DID IVLIAN AVG, laureate draped bust right / RECTOR ORBIS, emperor standing left, holding globe and roll. Cohen 14, Calico 2399. (One example)
RIC 3
sear5 #6074
Didius Julianus Denarius. IMP CAES M DID IVLIAN AVG, laureate draped and cuirassed right / RECTOR ORBIS, Didius standing left, holding globe and roll. RSC 15. (3 examples)
RIC 11
sear5 #6078
Didius Julianus AE Dupondius. IMP CAES M DID IVLIAN AVG, radiate head right / CONCORD MILIT S-C, Concordia standing front, head left, holding legionary eagle and standard. (One example)
RIC 12
sear5 #6079
Didius Julianus AE Dupondius. IMP CAES M DID SEVER IVLIAN AVG, laureate head right / P M TR P COS S-C, Fortuna standing left holding rudder and cornucopiae. Cohen 13. (3 examples)
RIC 14
sear5 #6075
Didius Julianus AE Sestertius. IMP CAES M DID SEVER IVLIAN AVG, laureate head right / CONCORDIA MILIT S-C, Concordia standing left, holding two standards. Cohen 3. (4 examples)
RIC 15
sear5 #6076
Didius Julianus AE Sestertius. IMP CAES M DID SEVER IVLIAN AVG, laureate head right / P M TR P COS S-C, Fortuna standing left, with rudder on globe and cornucopiae. Cohen 12. (5 examples)
RIC 16
sear5 #6077
Didius Julianus AE Sestertius. IMP CAES M DID SEVER IVLIAN AVG, laureate head right / RECTOR ORBIS, Julian standing left holding globe and roll. S-C across fields. Cohen 17. (3 examples)
RIC 16bDidius Julianus AE Sestertius. IMP CAES M DID SEVER IVLIAN AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / RECTOR ORBIS S-C, Didius standing left, holding globe and roll. Cohen 18. TextImage
Prusa ad Olympum
SGI 2107
Didius Julianus AE23 of Prusa ad Olympum, Bithynia. AVT K M ΔIΔIOC IOYΛIANOC AVG, laureate, cuirassed bust right / ΠΡ-OY, CAEΩN across fields and beneath hexastyle temple. Rec Gén 67. TextImage
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