RPC IV.2, 11488 (temporary)



Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 11488 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Alliance with Sardis
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161–165
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΑΥΡ οΥΗ[ΡοϹ ϹΕΒ]
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ]ΝΩΝ
Reverse design to left, cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing kalathos, having supports; between two stags; to right, cult statue of Kore of Sardis standing, facing, wearing tall crown surmounted by crescent
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 6
Reference Karwiese —, Franke & Nollé 340
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Istanbul: K.D. 986 Franke & Nollé 340, pl. 21 (rev.) = GRPCL Sardes (Sardis) 456 (rev., different obverse illustrated)