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Stater of Terina with head of Terina

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Obverse: Head of Terina right, looking upwards; hair rolled, bound by crossing taeniae, in knot on top; olive-wreath border tied below. Reverse: Nike seated left on stool; hair rolled; in sleeveless, girdled chiton, himation over legs; left resting on seat; ground line. Inscription in Greek. ...

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Provenance

Cat. Sotheby, Montagu, 1897, no. 40. By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Classical Period, 445–425 B.C.

Mint

Terina, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0209.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.58 gm.

Accession Number

03.926

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins