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About This Artwork
Denarius (Coin) Portraying Macrinus, AD 217 (December)
Diam. 1.9 cm; 3.40 g
OB: IMP C M OPEL SEV MACRINVS AVG
"Imperator Caesar Marcus Opellius Severus Macrinus Augustus"
REV: P M TR P II COS PP
Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1922.4892
Ancient and Byzantine Art
Not on Display
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.