Stater of Terina with head of Terina

Greek
Classical Period
400 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Terina

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0218.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.62 gm.

Accession Number

00.93

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of the Nymph Terina to right, in ampyx and sphendone spangled with stars tied on top of head; curly locks above ear and sphendone; necklace with jewel.
Inscription in Greek at right.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Terina seated left on a cippus to left, holding out a patera in her right hand. At right, Nike, with head thrown back, and wearing long chiton, flies upwards to crown Terina with a wreath.
At left, to name the goddess, traces of TEPINA.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund