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, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΡΤƐΜΙϹ ƐΦƐϹΙΑ
Reverse design cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing kalathos, having supports; between two stags; between crescent (on l.) and star (on r.)
Metal Æ
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)