RPC IV.2, 2666 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2666 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar)
Issue Marcus Aurelius as Caesar
Dating c. 147–161
Obverse inscription ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius (short beard) wearing cuirass and 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 31 mm
Axis 6
Reference Karwiese 276
Specimens 6 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 729
2 2     ✸ Mu SNG 139, perhaps identical with Prowe III, 875, not illustrated = Karwiese 276 (V3, R4)
3 3     Tire: Inv. 74 SNG Turkey 5.I, no. 73, reverse with crescent and star
4 4     CNG Electronic Auction 291 (21/11/2012), 207, reverse with crescent and star
5 5     G. Hirsch 175 (23/09/1992), 959 = G. Hirsch 180 (24/11/1993), 779 = G. Hirsch 183 (20/09/1994), 1217 = CNG Electronic Auction 336 (08/10/2014), 174 = Karwiese 276 (V4)
6 6     Münster: M 1092