RPC IV.2, 2379 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2379 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Issue Issue 3
Dating 138–161
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Τ ΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing aegis, right, seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΚοΙΝοΝ ΑϹΙΑϹ ΕΦΕϹΙΩΝ
Reverse design in centre, cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing kalathos, having supports; between two stags; to left, Nike standing, right, crowning Artemis; to left, turreted female figure (Asia?) standing, left, holding patera and long sceptre
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 35 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference Karwiese 245
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 694 Karwiese 245 ('V19'), obverse with traces of silver plating
2 2     ✸ P: 693 Karwiese 245 (V23, R100)
3 3     CNG Electronic Auction 289 (24/10/2012), 214 = CNG Electronic Auction 322 (12/03/2014), 472
4 4     N: 8055