Severus Alexander (AD 222-235). Æ Sestertius. Rome mint. Special emission, AD 229.
Obv: IMP SEV ALEXANDER AVG, laureate bust right, slight drapery.
Rev: P M TR P VIII COS III P P, Severus Alexander driving triumphal quadriga right, holding eagle-tipped scepter and reins.
Ref: RIC IV 495; BMCRE 575; Banti 93
This issue was struck in commemoration of Alexander’s assumption of his third consulship.
31 mm; 24.30 gr
- Roman Republic
- Severus Alexander (AD 222-235)
- Year/Period and Variation
- Rome mint. Special emission, AD 229