Obverse: L SEPT SEV PERT AVG IMP III
Reverse: VICT AVG TRP II COS II
Diam. 2 cm; 7.20 g
Gift of Martin A. Ryerson
Extended information about this artwork
Theresa Gross-Diaz, “Cat. 58 Aureus Portraying Septimius Severus: Curatorial Entry,” in Roman Art at the Art Institute of Chicago (Art Institute of Chicago, 2016).
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.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Ancient Art Galleries, Gallery 155, 1994 - February 22, 2004 and May 16, 2004 - February 2012.
Houston, TX, The Museum of Fine Arts Houston"The Centaur’s Smile: The Human Animal in Early Greek Art" 22 February – 16 May 2004.
"Neither Man nor Beast: Animal Images on Ancient Coins," August 29, 2007- February 2012.