The front of this coin portrays Emperor Antoninus Pius wearing a crown of laurels.
On the back, the god Zeus Ammon is shown wearing a chiton and himation; his raised left hand rests on a tall scepter while his extended right hand holds a patera. A ram is seen emerging from behind him.
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Art Institute of Chicago, Annual Report: 1981-82 (Art Institute of Chicago, 1982), p. 29.
Art Institute of Chicago, Ancient Art Galleries, Gallery 155, 1994 - February 22, 2004 and May 16, 2004 - February 2012.
Museum of Fine Arts Houston, The Centaur’s Smile: The Human Animal in Early Greek Art, February 22 – May 16, 2004.
Robert L. Grover (1910-1998), Chicago; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1981.
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