RPC IV.2, 2655 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2655 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus) ; Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161-165
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝο[Ϲ] [ΚΑΙϹ?]ΑΡ (tooled)
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΦΕΣΙΩΝ ΔΙΣ ΝΕΩΚΟ ΠΡΩ ΑΣΙΑΣ (tooled)
Reverse design in centre, Artemis of Ephesus on base, facing, wearing kalathos, having supports; to l., crescent; to r., star; between two emperors (Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus) standing, facing each other, each wearing toga and holding patera over lighted altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 38 mm
Average weight 24.89 g
Axis 5
Reference Karwiese 291
Specimens 1

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 723 Karwiese 291 (V6, R8), both sides with traces of tooling