Stater of Terina with head of Terina
Mint: Bruttium, Terina
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0217.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.81 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Terina right in ampyx and narrow sphendone; hair not gathered in knot; few curls escaping around head.
Inscription in Greek
Reverse: Nike seated left on square cippus with base; wings folded back; with necklace; wearing sleeveless, girdled chiton with overfall; himation over legs; legs drawn up, feet resting on toes; in right hand, wreath downwards.
Below, on cippus near edge, pomegranate.
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. 183); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund