RPC IV.2, 2384 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2384 (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 cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing kalathos, having supports; between two stags; between crescent (on left) and star (on right)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Karwiese 352
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1961-3-1-236 Karwiese 352 (R2)
3 3     Tübingen SNG 2834
4 4     V: 462 (Forgery Collection), authenticity doubtful: forgery
5 5     V-Universität: Inv. 7139, ex coll. Schöller
6 6     H.-W. Müller [Solingen] 14 (31/01/1975), 188 = Karwiese 352 (V1, R1)