RPC IV.2, 11472 (temporary)


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 11472 (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 ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΦΕϹΙΩΝ Β ΝΕοΚ(ο) 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 copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6
Reference Karwiese 288(b)
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
3 3     B: 5190 JF Karwiese 288 (R6A), perhaps tooled and with reverse legend Β ΝƐοΚο …
5 5     ✸ Aufhäuser 8 (09/10/1991), 424 = Triton 15 (03/01/2012), 1389 = Karwiese 288 (V2, R4), with additional reverse legend variation [Β] ΝƐοΚ ΠΡΩ ΑСΙΑС, both sides with traces to tooling
6 6     Budapest: R I. 5169