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.

Coin of Stobi with bust of Vespasian

Start collecting

Obverse: Laureate bust of Vespasian right. IMPCAESARVESPASIANAVGCOSVIII Reverse: Tyche standing to left, with victoriola on right hand, cornucopia in left. Helmet, cuirass and shield at feet. MVNICIPIVM STOBENSIVM

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 77–78

Mint

Stobi, Macedonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 14.26 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

62.426

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins