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

Classical Period
420–400 B.C.

Mint: Bruttium, Terina

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0215.


Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.92 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


Europe, The Ancient World



Obverse: Head of nymph Terina to right; sphendone with meander pattern at back of head; hair above ear rolled over band, gathered in knot at top of head.
Inscription in Greek at left (artist’s signature).
Around: inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Nike seated left on square cippus with base; wings outspread; in short-sleeved, girdled chiton, himation over legs; right arm resting on right knee, holding olive spray downwards, lowered left hand on cippus; left leg drawn back, foot facing.
Inscription in Greek at right.


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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund