About This Artwork

Roman

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Diadumenian, A.D. 217 (April-December)

Silver
Diam. 2 cm; 4.06 g
OB: M OPEL ANT DIADVMENIAN CAES
"Marcus Opellius Antonius Diadumenian Caesar"
REV: SPES PVBLICA
"Hope of the people"

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1922.4891

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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