RPC VI, 4860 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 4860 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Ionia
City Ephesus
Reign Uncertain
Person (obv.) Caracalla or Elagabalus (?) (Augustus)
Dating Caracalla–Elagabalus
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla or Elagabalus(?), right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription Δ ΝΕΩΚΟΡ ΕΦΕϹΙΩΝ
Reverse design Athena standing facing, head left, driving quadriga, holding shield and spear; above, star
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 38 mm
Reference Karwiese 665
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note Dubious authenticity. Rev is very like Tarsus for Maximinus https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/54735 (same module)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 890 Karwiese 665.1
2 2     Mi 603 = Karwiese 665.2