Didius Julianus - 193AD (66 days as emperor) Sestertius

Ancient Coins - Didius Julianus - 193AD (66 days as emperor) Sestertius
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Didius is best know for the fact that, following the murder of Pertinax, he bought the throne from the Praetorian Guard for 25,000 sestertii per soldier.  This purchase of the empire disgusted the people of the empire.  Revolt was almost instantanius.   He was murdered after a reign of 66 days.

Obv: Bust of Didius Julianus - "IMP CAES M DID SEVER IVLIAN AVG"

Rev: Fortuna standing left holding a rudder on a globe and a cornucopiae. "[PM TR P COS] S[C]"

RCV 6076, RIC 15


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