RPC IV.2, 3084 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 3084 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Issue Marcus and Verus, co-emperors
Dating c. 161-165
Obverse inscription ΚΑΙ Μ ΑV ΑΝΤΩΝƐΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r., seen from centre
Reverse inscription ƐΦƐϹΙΩΝ Β ΝƐ ΠΡΩ ΑϹΙΑϹ
Reverse design temple with eight columns enclosing statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing kalathos, having supports; (in pediment, two Nikai?)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 40 mm
Average weight 24.39 g
Axis 6
Reference Karwiese 294–5
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ C: Lewis 1448 Karwiese 294 (V5, R6)
2     Kress 135 (15/03/1966), 2539 = MünzZentrum 51 (28/03/1984), 289 = Auktionshaus Felzmann 161 (06/03/2018), 285 = Karwiese 295 (V5, R7), with objects (two Nikai?) in pediment