About This Artwork

Roman

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Lucius Verus, A.D. 164

Gold
Diam. 1.9 cm; 7.24 g
OB: L VERVS AVG ARMENIACVS
REV: TR P IIII IMP II COS II

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1922.4878

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

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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