RPC III, 2073

 

Image of specimen #21

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 2073
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Hadrian
Person (obv.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΟΛΥΜΠΙΟϹ
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian r., with aegis
Reverse inscription ΕΦΕϹΙΩΝ (in exergue)
Reverse design temple with eight columns on podium with three steps within which cult statue of Artemis Ephesia with supports; the columns are of Ionic order and the base of the columns are decorated; in pediment, four statues, two reclining in the angles and two probably female on either side of the central window: each has one arm raised towards the window and one lowered
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 26.89 g
Axis 6
Reference BMC 224–6, K 171–2
Specimens 23

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 224 (and pl. XIII, 7 rev.)
2     L BMC 225
3     L BMC 226
4     C McClean 8104
5     G SNG 1700
6     P: 673
7     P: 673a
8     P: Delepierre
9     P: Delpierre
10     Cop SNG 387
11     Mu SNG 126
12     Bern: Righetti 846
13     V: GR 17169
14     B: 8630
15     B: Löbb.
16     B: I-B
17     B: Dressel 1/1921
18     NY: 1944.100.46100
19     MM XIII, 17–19 June 1954, lot 894
20     MM 81, 18–19 Sept. 1995, lot 494
21     ✸ Giessener Münzhandlung 89, 5 May 1998, lot 321
22     Stack’s, The Vermeule, Ward and Maxico Collections, 11 Jan. 2010, lot 267 (ex Triton VII, 13–14 Jan. 2004, lot 751)
23     CNG EA 284, 8 Aug. 2012, lot 154