Stater of Terina with head of Terina

Greek
Classical Period
420–400 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Terina

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0217.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.81 gm.

Accession Number

04.419

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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.

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. 183); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund