RPC IV.2, 2752 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 2752 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Antoninus Pius
Person (obv.) Antoninus Pius (Augustus)
Issue Issue 3
Dating 138–161
Obverse inscription ΑV Κ Τ ΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑ ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝοϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Antoninus Pius wearing cuirass and traces of drapery, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ΚοΙΝοΝ ΑϹΙΑϹ ƐΦƐϹΙΩΝ
Reverse design in centre, cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing kalathos, having supports; between two stags; to l., Nike standing, r., crowning Artemis; to l., turreted female figure (Asia?) standing, l., holding patera and long sceptre
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 6
Reference Karwiese 244
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: alter Bestand
2 2     L: 1970-9-9-80
3 3     Hesperia Art Bulletin 21 (1963), 247 = ex Boston 63.288 = Gemini 6 (10/01/2010), 823 = Karwiese 244 (V45)
4 4     ✸ Helios Numismatik 5 (25/06/2010), 706, with traces of silver cover, lightly double struck