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Live auction - brm_419002 - DIDIA CLARA Denier

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Estimate : 2 800 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 14 March 2017 14:44:39
Type : Denier
Date: avril - juin
Date: 193
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 650 ‰
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 2,75 g.
Rarity : R3
Officine: 6e
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan bien centré des deux côtés, irrégulier au revers. Beau portrait de Didia Clara. Frappe molle au revers. Patine de collection ancienne avec des reflets dorés
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : DIDIA CLA-RA. AVG.
Obverse description : Buste drapé de Didia Clara à droite avec une chevelure très ornementée (L).
Obverse translation : “Didia Clara Augusta”, (Didia Clara augusta).


Reverse legend : HILA-R - TEMPOR.
Reverse description : Hilaritas (la Joie) drapée debout à gauche, tenant une longue palme de la main droite et une corne d’abondance de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Hilaritas Temporum”, (la Joie du Temps).


Beau portrait pour ce type monétaire souvent mal venu à la frappe.

Historical background


(04-06/193) Didia Clara


Didia Clara is the daughter of Julien Dide and Manlia Scantilla. She received the title of Augusta his father in April 193 and had married his cousin, Cornelius Repentinus, who was appointed prefect of the Praetorium by his father-in replacement Sulpicianus Claudius, the son of Pertinax. Dide Julien, lawyer warned, had made his daughter his heir and had sent her heritage that did not prevent Septimius Severus to confiscate the property of Dide Julien after the removal of the Emperor on 1 June 193.

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