Stater of Terina with head of Terina

Greek
Classical Period
445–425 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Terina

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0209.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.58 gm.

Accession Number

03.926

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Terina right, looking upwards; hair rolled, bound by crossing taeniae, in knot on top.
Olive-wreath border tied below.
Reverse: Nike seated left on stool; hair rolled; in sleeveless, girdled chiton, himation over legs; left resting on seat.
Ground line.
Inscription in Greek (faint trace at left?)

Provenance

Cat. Sotheby, Montagu, 1897, no. 40.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900