RPC IV.2, 8139 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 8139 (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 ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟϹ
Obverse design laureate-headed bust of Marcus Aurelius wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΦΕΣΙΩΝ [ΔΙΣ?] [ΝΕΩ]ΚΟΡΩΝ [ΠΡΩ?] [ΑΣ]ΙΑΣ
Reverse design temple with eight columns enclosing statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing kalathos, having supports; in pediment, globe
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 6
Reference Karwiese 296, F. Leypold, MÖNG 38 (1998), 32, no. 2
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     V-ON Leypold I, no. 568 = F. Leypold, MÖNG 38 (1998), 32, no. 2 = Karwiese 296 (V2, R12), reverse double struck
2 2     ✸ Private coll.