Stater of Terina with head of Terina, signed by P[...]

Greek
Classical Period
420–400 B.C.


Mint: Bruttium, Terina

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0212.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.50 gm.

Accession Number

04.414

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Terina right; broad band over forehead and at back of head; hair above ear rolled over band, gathered in knot at top of head; dotted necklace.
At left, artist’s signature (iinscription).
Inscription in Greek around.
Reverse: Nike standing left, raised right leg resting on basis; right wing behind head; hair in knot at top of head; in short-sleeved chiton and himation; right resting right knee, holding caduceus slanting upwards, left lowered and drawn back, enveloped in himation.
Inscription in Greek at left (artist’s signature).

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund