RPC IV.2, 11473 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 11473 (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 [ ] ΠΡ[Ω] ΑϹΙΑϹ
Reverse design in centre, cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing kalathos, having supports; between two stags; between two emperors (Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus) standing, facing each other, each wearing toga and holding patera
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 37 mm
Reference Karwiese 289
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ G. Hirsch 147 (25/09/1985), 324 = Numismatik Naumann (formerly Gitbud & Naumann) 91 (05/07/2020), 881, ex private coll. Plankenhorn, Germany = Karwiese 289 ('V1', R3)