About This Artwork

Roman

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Tiberius, A.D. 15

Gold
Diam. 2 cm; 7.81 g
OB: TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS
"Tiberius Caesar, son of divine Augustus"
REV: PONTIF MAXIM
"Highest Pontiff"

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1922.4857

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Alexander, Karen B. 2012. "From Plaster to Stone: Ancient Art at the Art Institute of Chicago." in Recasting the Past: Collecting and Presenting Antiquities at the Art Institute of Chicago, by Karen Manchester, p.29. Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press.




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