RPC IV.2, 3083 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 3083 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus) ; Lucius Verus (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161–165
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΛΟΥΚΙοΣ ΑΥΡ ΟΥΗΡΟΣ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Lucius Verus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, left, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΦΕϹΙΩΝ Β ΝΕοΚο ΠΡΩ ΑϹΙΑϹ
Reverse design in centre, cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing kalathos, having supports; between two stags, between two emperors (Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus) standing, facing each other, each wearing toga and holding patera
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 38 mm
Axis 6
Reference Karwiese 319(b)
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     G: II, 334, no. 50 SNG I, no. 1711 = Karwiese 319 (R7)
2 2     ✸ Private coll. F. Vink, Netherlands = CNG Electronic Auction 88 (28/04/2004), 112