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Stater of Terina with head of Terina

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Obverse: Head of nymph Terina left in ampyx; hair on crown in series of rolls; plain necklace with pendants; olive-wreath border tied below. Reverse: Nike seated left on overturned hydria; hair rolled; in sleeveless, girdled chiton, himation over legs; left leg forward; in extended right hand,...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 445–425 B.C.

Mint

Terina, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0208.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.51 gm.

Accession Number

04.416

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins