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Stater of Terina with head of Terina

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Obverse: Head of the Nymph Terina to right, in ampyx and sphendone spangled with stars tied on top of head; curly locks above ear and sphendone; necklace with jewel; border of dots. Inscription in Greek at right, around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions) Reverse: Terina seated left on a...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 400 B.C.

Mint

Terina, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0218.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.62 gm.

Accession Number

00.93

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins