About This Artwork

Roman

Coin Showing the Emperor Elagabalus, A.D. 218–222

Silver denarius
Diam. 2 cm; 3.23 g
OB: IMP CAES M AVR ANTONINVS AVG
"Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus"
REV: PONTIF MAX TR P

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1922.4888

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

"Ruling Families 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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