Coin of Ephesus in alliance with Miletus with bust of Marcus Aurelius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–165


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Ephesus and Miletus (Alliance)

Dimensions

Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 19.95 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

67.874

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Cult statues of Ephesian Artemis and Apollo of Didyma facing front.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 13, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III