About This Artwork

Roman

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Aurelian, A.D. 270–272 (?)

Gold
Diam. 2.1 cm; 5.72 g
OB: AVRELIANVS AVG
"Aurelianus Augustus"
REV: P M TR P COS P

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1922.4899

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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