RPC IV.2, 9712 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 9712 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Marcus Aurelius
Person (obv.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Marcus Aurelius (Augustus) ; Lucius Verus (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 centre
Reverse inscription ΕΦΕϹΙΩΝ [Δ]ΙϹ ΝΕΩΚο ΠΡΩΤΩΝ ΑϹΙΑϹ
Reverse design in centre, cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing on base, facing, wearing kalathos, having supports; between two emperors (Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus) standing, facing each other, each wearing toga and holding patera over lighted altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 38 mm
Axis 6
Reference Karwiese 290(a)
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ V: GR 17179 Karwiese 290 (V4, R7)
2 2     Vat: 55
3 3     Gorny & Mosch 204 (05/03/2012), 1760 = G. Hirsch 306 (12/02/2015), 2161, obverse lightly doube struck
4 4     Istanbul Karwiese 290 ('V2')
5 5     Münster: M 1093