User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Cistophorus with bust of Julia Titi

Start collecting

Obverse: Bust of Julia Titi, right. IVLIAAVGVSTA DIVITITIF. (right to left, A's written without cross bar) Reverse: Vesta, draped, seated, left, holds palladium in right hand, transverse spear in left. VESTA (A written without cross bar)

Provenance

By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art, Bulletin XVIII, no. 60); June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 157.50

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 82

Mint

Ephesus (?), Asia: Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 10.91 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.555

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins