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Severus Alexander on a triumphal quadriga?


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I received a coin this morning that the description for it states it as a triumphal quadriga.  It also states it is a scarce issue and is a special emission from Rome mint in 229AD. Unless it depicts victory over the Sassanids previously, I would have thought it is more likely to be the Emperor in a ceremonial quadriga. Either way, it appeals to me to have a horse drawn carriage that is not on a Republican coin. If anyone can shed more light on this issue, it would be fascinating to read.

Severus Alexander. AD 222-235. Æ As (24mm,  9.34 g.)
Rome mint, Special emission, AD 229.
IMP SEV ALEXANDER AVG, laureate head right, / P M TR P VIII COS III P P, emperor in triumphal quadriga right, holding eagle-tipped sceptre, SC in ex. Cohen 379. RIC IV 498a, Sear 8080
Very scarce


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