RPC IV.2, 1237 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 1237 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Lydia
City Dioshieron
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161–165
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Λ ΑΥΡΗ οΥΗΡοϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΔΙοϹΙΕΡΕΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Zeus seated, left, holding cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus (or patera) and long sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Hochard 406–7, GRMK 116, no. 1
Specimens 8 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Trade = GRMK 116, no. 1, on reverse Zeus with Artemis of Ephesus
2 2     Bern: Righetti 1023 Hochard 406a, pl. 21, on reverse Zeus with Artemis of Ephesus
3 3     Mu SNG 109 = Hochard 407a, pl. 21, on reverse, Zeus with patera
4 4     V: GR 27540, on reverse, Zeus with patera
5 5     Private collection H. I. = Gorny 81 (03/03/1997), 493, on reverse Zeus with patera, reverse legend tooled: ΔΙΟСΙƐΡΤƐΤΝΩ
6 6     ✸ Private collection H. I. = Münzen & Medaillen Deutschland 15 (21/10/2004), coll. J.-P. Righetti, 728 = GRPCL Dioshieron 41, on reverse Zeus with Artemis of Ephesus
7 7     CNG Electronic Auction 203 (28/01/2009), 300 = GRPCL Dioshieron 42 = Hochard 407b, pl. 21, on reverse Zeus with patera
8 8     SNG Tatış I, no. 508, on reverse Zeus with Artemis of Ephesus