About This Artwork

Roman

Coin Showing the Emperor Gaius (Caligula), A.D. 37–38

Silver denarius
Diam. 1.9 cm; 3.58 g
OB: C CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR POT
REV: GERMANICVS CAES P C CAES AVG GERM

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1922.4859

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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