This charming type, based on a famous Hellenistic original, is found only on coins of Aphrodisias Cariae (and, without accompanying Eros, on coins of Apollonia ad Rhyndacum in Mysia), but in variant forms it is comparatively common in art, and is represented here by a statue (illustration, left), with both Eros and Priapus in attendance on the goddess, from Pompeii, and a statue from Alexandreia in Egypt (illustration, right), with Eros only.
* Aphrodisias in Caria, coins of the third century A.D. (illustration) with veiled and draped bust of Boulé on the obverse, while the reverse shows Aphrodite leaning on a low column r., holding a mirror and adjusting her sandal with the aid of a small Eros l. in front of her; there is also a single coin with the Senate (IEPA CYNKΛHTOC) on the obverse.
Rarity: Common (at least in major collections, though not often encountered in trade)
Aphrodisias / Senate
Reference: SNG Righetti 943