About This Artwork

Roman

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Pertinax, AD 193 (1 January to 28 March)

Silver
Diam. 1.8 cm; 3.14 g
OB: IMP CAES P HELV PERTIN AVG
REV: AEQVIT AVG T R P COS II

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1922.4880

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

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




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