About This Artwork

Roman

Coin Showing the Emperor Vitellius, A.D. 69 (late April-December)

Gold aureus
Diam. 2 cm; 7.26 g
OB: A VITELLIVS GERMAN IMP TR P
REV: S P Q R OB C S

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1922.4866

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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