Coins of Didius Julianus are rare due to his short reign of 66 days.
After the death of Pertinax, the Praetorian Guard put the empire up for auction. Didius Julianus made the highest bid and was proclaimed emperor in March 193 AD, With the arrival of Septimius Severus, elected emperor by the legions in Pannonia, Didius was put to death after a reign of 66 days.
Obverse: Didius Julianus Æ 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 & cornucopiae
Reverse: P M TR P COS S-C, Fortuna standing left, with rudder on globe & cornucopiae
This museum quality reproduction was made from impressions of the original coin by Peter Rosa.
Diameter: 31 mm
Copper plated, lead free pewter, hand finished patina, made in the USA.
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of coin printed on flip insert.