RPC IV.2, 1115 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1115 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Issue Issue 2
Dating 138-161
Obverse inscription Τ ΑΙΛ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Antoninus Pius, r.
Reverse inscription ΠƐΙΩΝ ƐΦƐϹΙΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus (Hyetios) seated on top of rock, r., holding thunderbolt, pouring rain on mountain-god Pion reclining, r., holding cornucopia; on rock, temple with two columns, (three other buildings) and cypress
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 4, 5, 6
Reference Karwiese 250–1, BMC 237
Specimens 10 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BMC 237, pl. XIII.9 (rev.)
2 2     ✸ P: 687 Karwiese 250 ('V21', R105)
3 3     B: (Löbb) A. Löbbecke, ZfN 17 (1890), 10, no. 2, pl. I.17 (rev.)
4 4     P: Delepierre 47, authenticity doubtful
5 5     V: GR 32617
6 6     Naville & Ars Classica 17 (03/10/1934), 1457 = Niggeler 618, pl. 5
7 7     E.J. Waddell 2 (12/09/1987), 82:31
8 8     Winterthur Bloesch 2, no. 2946, ex coll. F. Imhoof-Blumer
9 9     Gorny 44 (03/04/1989), 372 = Karwiese 251 (V21, R107), reverse without three buildings on rock
10 10     Istanbul: 6308