About This Artwork

Roman, minted in Rome

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Nero Claudius Drusus, A.D. 41/45, issued by Claudius (Ti. Claudius Nero)

Gold
Diam. 1.9 cm; 7.72 g
Obverse: NERO CLAVDIVS DRVSVS GERMANICVS IMP
"Nero Claudius Drusus Germanicus Imperator"
Reverse: DE GERM (above and across lintel of arch)
"From Germany"

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1922.4858

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

"Ruling Families: Imperial Dynasties of the Early Roman Empire 31 B.C.- A.D. 235." Nov.
1997-Nov. 2001, Gallery 155 (Coin Case)

Publication History

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, p.29. (Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press, 2012).




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