A emperor on horse

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  1. ro1974

    ro1974 Well-Known Member

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    al the letters around are good to see, nice horse / and good in details

    Gordian on horse sestertius SC /rare
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  3. Roman Collector

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    Very nice!

    The only thing similar in my collection is this Trebonianus Gallus antoninianus:

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  4. jamesicus

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    Of course, my favorite depiction of an Emperor on horseback is on the reverse of the Constantius multiple aurei medallion (RIC Vol. VI, Treveri mint, No. 34) which is my CT avatar (my replica copy that is).
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  5. ro1974

    ro1974 Well-Known Member

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    this is so beauty
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    Virtus Probi - emperor on horseback


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  8. Marsman

    Marsman Well-Known Member

    A fun theme, emperors on horseback. There are quite a few out there.....
    This soldier prevents the emperor from falling off his horse :)


    Septimius Severus, denarius.
    Rome mint, 202 AD.
    RIC 248, RSC1.
    17 mm, 3.3 g.
    Obv. SEVERVS PIVS AVG, laureate head of Septimius Severus right.
    Rev. ADVENT AVGG, Septimius on horseback left with raised hand & spear; before him, soldier holding vexillum & restraining the horse by its bridle.

    The reverse type commemorates the return of the royal family to Rome after the second Eastern campaign.
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