About This Artwork

Roman

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Gordian III, Late July - December A.D. 239

Gold
Diam. 2 cm; 4.70 g
OB: IMP CAES M ANT GORDIANVS AVG
"Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus"
REV: P M TR P II COS PP

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1922.4896

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

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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