RPC IV.2, 2679 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2679 (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 ƐΦƐϹΙΩΝ (rev. legend may be retrograde)
Reverse design Artemis standing in biga drawn by galloping stags, r., drawing arrow from quiver at shoulder, holding bow
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Karwiese 357, Cop 407
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 757 Karwiese 357 (V2, R10), reverse legend retrograde
2 2     V: GR 17189, under 'Hierocaesarea in Lydia'
3 3     Ephesus: 8/81 found at 'Magnesia Tor', reverse legend retrograde
4 4     Cop: 407 Karwiese 357 ('V4', R9)