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Contributor: Compagnie Générale de Bourse
Issuer: MANLIA SCANTILLA, wife of Didius Julianus, 193 AD. AE Sestertius (28 mm., 19.23 g.)
Obverse: MANLIA SCANTILLA AVG, her bust draped, facing right, hair waved and coiled on back of head.
Reverse: IVNO REGINA S C, Juno standing left, holding patera and scepter; peacock at her feet.
Reference: RIC 18a; BMC 5.32; RC 1717.
Comments: For more information, read the "Didius Julianus" entry from De Imperatoribus Romanis.
For recent scholarship on Manlia Scantilla see TOCS-IN; for book reviews, see Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews.