About This Artwork

Greek, minted in Lesbos, probably Mytilene

Coin Depicting the Goddess Demeter, about 400/350 BC

Diam. 1.1 cm; 2.54 g

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1922.4926

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

The Art Institute of Chicago, Of Gods and Glamour: The Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Art, Gallery 151, November 11, 2012 - present.

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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