Didius Julianus Severus - second emperor of the Year of the Four Emperors
His ruling contained a short period of time. It was from April to June 193 AD. After the death of Pertinax the empero's title was given to the rich senator Marcus Didius Severus Julianus during a auction. With that he had bought the title ans because of that he was very unpopular with his people. After 66 days of time of ruling he was beaten to death.
Coins in the ancient Rome
As a result of an always ongoing trade already really early a simple system of coins. From about 200 BC the Denar and Sesterce were brought into circulation. Although the senate was responsible for the system of coins, the ruling emperor had the privilege to his own. So it does not surprise, that on the front of the coin the image of the corresponding emperor was to admire.
The coin's back often shows animals, gods of buildings. With the offered Sesterce Julianus you purchase a beautiful and authentic coin reproduction from fabrication of high quality. Front and back convince with the exact reproduction of an ancient, artistic technique of minting. Your new favourite piece is delivered in a black box.
- material: pure tin
- weight: 25 g
- diameter: 35 mm
- front: :image of the emperor Julianus looking to the left, text (IMP CAES DID SEVERUS VLIAN AVG)
- back: quadriga with an angel above, COS II - SC
Living history vividly
Enter together with your students into the colourful kaleidoscope of history. Demonstrate with this realistic reproduction of a Roman Didius Julianus Sesterce your students a captivating and illustrative history purely.
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