Stater of Terina with head of Terina

Greek
Classical Period
445–425 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Terina

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0210.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.61 gm.

Accession Number

04.420

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Terina left in ampyx on which olive wreath; hair rolled.
Inscription in Greek at right.
Reverse: Nike seated left on square cippus, right wing raised, extending behind head; in sleeveless chiton, himation over legs; left leg on low support; in extended right, wreath downwards; in lowered left, caduceus slanting downwards
Inscription in Greek at left.

Provenance

By date unknown: James Whittall Collection; by 1884: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 13 Wellington Street, Strand, London (auction of the James Whittall Collection, July 10ff., 1884, lot 183 [not illustrated]); 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. 185); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund