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

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

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

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 161–165

Mint

Ephesus and Miletus (Alliance), Asia: Ionia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

67.874

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins