About This Artwork

Roman

Denarius (Coin) Portraying the Emperor Maximus, AD late 235/early 236

Silver
Diam. 2.1 cm; 2.14 g
OB: MAXIMVS CAES GERM
REV: PRINC IVVENTVTIS

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1922.4905

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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