RPC IV.2, 11489 (temporary)


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 11489 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Commodus (Caesar)
Issue Commodus as Caesar
Dating 175–177
Obverse inscription Λ ΑΥΡ ΚΟΜΟΔΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΡΤΕΜΙϹ ΕΦΕϹΙΑ
Reverse design Artemis standing in biga drawn by galloping stags, left, drawing arrow from quiver at shoulder, holding bow
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Karwiese 358, BMC 250
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
4 4     L: BMC 250 Karwiese 358 ('V5', R11), obverse with traces of tooling
5 5     ✸ Schulten 25 (18/10/1989), 657 = MünzZentrum 68 (25/04/1990), 233 = CNG Electronic Auction 286 (05/09/2012), 220 = Karwiese 358 (V2, R12), obverse with traces of silver cover