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Stater of Terina with head of Terina

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Obverse: Head of Terina right in ampyx and narrow sphendone; hair not gathered in knot; few curls escaping around head. [inscription] Reverse: Nike seated left on square cippus with base; wings folded back; with necklace; wearing sleeveless, girdled chiton with overfall; himation over legs; legs...

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 420–400 B.C.

Mint

Terina, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0217.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.81 gm.

Accession Number

04.419

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins