RPC IV.2, 1135 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1135 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus) ; Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161-165
Obverse inscription ΑV ΚΑΙ Μ ΑV ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΦƐϹΙΩΝ Β ΝƐΩ(Κο) ΠΡΩ ΑϹΙΑϹ
Reverse design in centre, cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing kalathos, having supports; between two emperors (Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus) standing, facing each other, each wearing toga and holding patera
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 22.82 g
Axis 6
Reference Karwiese 288(a)
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     vA 1891 = Karwiese 288 (R2)
2     ✸ G: II, 333, no. 47, pl. 50.18 (rev.) SNG I, no. 1707 = Karwiese 288 (R5)
4     Prowe III, 873, pl. XIV = Naville [Geneva] 5 (18/06/1923), 618 = Karwiese 288 ('V3', R6), both sides with traces of tooling