Stater of Terina with head of Terina

Greek
Classical Period
445–425 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Terina

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0208.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.51 gm.

Accession Number

04.416

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of nymph Terina left in ampyx; hair on crown in series of rolls; plain necklace with pendants.
Olive-wreath border tied below.
Reverse: Nike seated left on overturned hydria; hair rolled; in sleeveless, girdled chiton, himation over legs; left leg forward; in extended right hand, wreath downwards; in lowered left hand, caduceus slanting downwards.
Inscription in Greek.
Round incuse.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 180); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund