RPC IV.2, 1124 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1124 (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 ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Antoninus Pius, right
Reverse inscription ΜΑΡΝΑϹ ΕΦΕϹΙΩΝ
Reverse design in centre, river-god Marnas (youthful) reclining, left, holding poppy between two ears of corn and cornucopia; to left, Nymph seated, right, extending left arm; both resting on water-urns; to right, Nike standing, left, crowning Marnas
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 37 mm
Axis 6
Reference Karwiese 237, FM 279, no. 265
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 705 FM 279, no. 265, pl. IX.4 (rev.) = O. Benndorf, Forschungen in Ephesos I (Vienna, 1906), p. 67, fig. 22 = Karwiese 237 (V24, R82), reverse with traces of tooling
2 2     Ephesus: 186/80 found at 'Hanghaus 2'