About This Artwork

Ancient Italian (Marsic Confederation)

Denarius (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Minerva, 87 BC

Diam. 1.8 cm; 3.85 g

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1922.4920

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago. vol. 72, no. 5, September-October, 1978, p.2.

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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