About This Artwork

Roman

Denarius (Coin) Portraying Emperor Diocletian, about A.D. 300

Silver
Diam. 1.7 cm; 3.58 g
OB: DIOCLETIANVS AVG
"Diocletianus Augustus"
REV: X C V I

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1922.4901

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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