About This Artwork

Greek, minted in Kroton/Bruttium, Italy

Drachm (Coin) Depicting the Nymph Amphitrite, 216-203 B.C.

Diam. 2 cm; 4.67 g

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1922.4912

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

The Art Institute of Chicago, Ancient Art Galleries, Gallery 155, April 20, 1994 - February 6, 2012.

Omaha, NE, Joslyn Art Museum, "Poseidon and the Sea: Myth, Cult, and Daily Life," February 6 - May 11, 2014 ; traveled to Florida, Tampa Museum of Art, June 14 - November 30, 2014, and Hanover, NH, Hood Museum of Art, January 17, 2015 - March 15, 2015.

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.

Seth Pevnick, ed., Poseidon and the Sea: Myth, Cult, and Daily Life. Exh. cat. (Tampa Museum of Art/D Giles Limited, 2014). p. 169 (illus.).

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