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Sale: Triton VIII, Lot: 1037. Estimate $5000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 10 January 2005. 
Sold For $6500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

MANLIA SCANTILLA, wife of Didius Julianus. Augusta, 193 AD. Æ Sestertius (25.31 gm, 12h). MANLIA SCAN-TILLA AVG, draped bust right / IVNO RE-GINA, S C across field, Juno standing left, holding patera in extended right hand and long sceptre in left hand; peacock at feet. RIC IV 18a (Didius Julianus); Woodward, Julianus pg. 80 (dies 4/N); Banti 2/B; BMCRE 35 (Didius Julianus); Cohen 6. VF, mottled brown patina with traces of green and areas of black, area of red on reverse. Charming portrait. ($5000)

From the Michael Weller Collection. Ex Leu 75 (25-27 October 1999), lot 1541.