Stater of Terina with head of Terina

Classical Period
375–356 B.C.

Mint: Bruttium, Terina

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0219.


Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 7.30 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


Europe, The Ancient World



Obverse: Head of Terina right; hair at back rolled, locks curling upwards from forehead and over back hair, short curls escaping about head; triple-drop earring; dotted necklace.
Inscription in Greek around right.
Reverse: Nike seated left on square cippus with wide base; in sleeveless, girdled chiton, himation over legs; right leg drawn back, resting on toes; on raised right hand, dove alighting right, left hand resting on cippus.


1897: Sotheby sale, July 7, catalogue no. 159 (according to Brett, Catalogue, no. 219); 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. 186); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund