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About This Artwork
Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Tiberius, A.D. 15/37, issued by Tiberius
Diam. 2 cm; 7.81 g
Obverse: TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS
"Tiberius Caesar, son of divine Augustus"
Reverse: PONTIF MAX
Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1922.4857
Ancient and Byzantine Art
Not on Display
Theresa Gross-Diaz, “Cat. 36 Aureus Portraying Tiberius: Curatorial Entry,” in Roman Art at the Art Institute of Chicago (Art Institute of Chicago, 2016).
Karen B. Alexander, "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, (Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press, 2012), p.29.