RPC IV.2, 9819 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.2
Number 9819 (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 ΑV ΚΑΙ Λ ΑVΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΟVΗΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Lucius Verus with traces of drapery, r.
Reverse inscription ] ƐΦƐϹΙΩΝ [Β ΝƐΟΚΟ]
Reverse design in centre, cult statue of Artemis of Ephesus standing, facing, wearing kalathos, having supports; between two emperors (Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus) standing, facing each other, each wearing toga and holding patera
Metal Æ
Average diameter 35 mm
Average weight 24.55 g
Reference Karwiese 318 corr.
Specimens 1

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Rutten & Wieland = Mabbott 1489, illustrated = Karwiese 318 (V3, R4), authenticity doubtful: cast?