RPC IV.2, 2382 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2382 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Issue Issue 1: Without personal name but associated with the coins of Lucius Cerrinius Paetus, grammateus
Dating c. 138–140
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from centre
Reverse inscription ΕΦΕϹΙΩΝ ΔΙϹ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΟΝ
Reverse design temple with four columns enclosing statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing kalathos, having supports; between Ephesus' two neocorate temples, each in perspective, with two frontal columns and enclosing imperial statue (Domitian and Hadrian)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference Karwiese 260
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1961-3-1-234 Karwiese 260 (R120)
2 2     ✸ P: 711 Karwiese 260 (R15, R119), both sides with traces of tooling
3 3     P: Delepierre 45
4 4     London, Royal Institute of British Architects Library