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Didrachm of Terina with female head

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Obverse: Female head to left, with ampyx and necklace; around an olive-wreath. Reverse: Nike seated to left, on a hydria; in right hand, a wreath; in the left, a caduceus. Inscription in Greek at left, upwards. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By 1952: with Charles L. Morley, 25 East 83rd Street, New York 28, N.Y.; purchased by MFA from Charles L. Morley, February 14, 1952, for $ 225.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, 445–425 B.C.

Mint

Terina, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 020.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.70 gm. Die Axis: 10

Accession Number

52.56

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins