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About This Artwork
Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Antoninus Pius, A.D. 145/61, issued by Antoninus Pius
Diam. 2 cm; 7.27 g
Obverse: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS PP
Reverse: TR POT COS IIII
Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1922.4875
Ancient and Byzantine Art
Not on Display
"Ruling Families: Imperial Dynasties of the Early Roman Empire 31 B.C.- A.D. 235." Nov.
1997 - Nov.2001, Gallery 155 (Coin Case)
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, 2012) by Karen Manchester, p. 29.
Karen Manchester, Recasting the Past: Collecting and Presenting Antiquities at the Art Institute of Chicago, (Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press, 2012), pp. 90-91 (cat. 20)