About This Artwork

Roman, minted in Rome

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Plautilla, A.D. 202/05, issued by Septimius Severus

Silver
Diam. 1.9 cm; 3.62 g
Obverse: PLAVTILLAE AVGVSTAE
"Empress Plautilla"
Reverse: CONCORDIAE AETERNAE
"Eternal Concord"

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1922.4886

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Theresa Gross-Diaz, “Cat. 60 Denarius Portraying Plautilla: Curatorial Entry,” in Roman Art at the Art Institute of Chicago (Art Institute of Chicago, 2016).

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.

Karen Alexander and Mary Greuel, Private Taste in Ancient Rome: Selections from Chicago Collections (1990), n.pag. (n. 55).




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