RPC IV.2, 2674 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2674 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Caesar) ; Faustina II (Augusta)
Magistrate Flavius Iulianus
Issue Marcus Aurelius as Caesar and Faustina II
Dating c. 158–161
Obverse inscription οΥΗΡοϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ [Φ]ΑΥϹΤΕΙΝΑ ϹΕ
Obverse design to left, bare head of Marcus Aurelius (medium length beard), right; to right, draped bust of Faustina II, left
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΦΛ ΙΟΥΛΙΑΝΟΥ ΕΦΕϹΙΩΝ
Reverse design river-god reclining, left, holding cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus, resting on water-urn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Karwiese 341
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 741 Karwiese 341 (V1, R1)
2 2     V: GR 17183
3 3     Alex G. Malloy 33 (19/06/1992), 150, worn, both legends mostly obscure, under 'Ilium'