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Stater of Terina with head of Terina, signed by P[...]

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Obverse: Head of Terina right; broad band over forehead and at back of head; hair above ear rolled over band, gathered in knot at top of head; dotted necklace; at left, artist's signature. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Nike standing left, raised right leg resting on basis; right wing behind head;...

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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. 176); 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. 0212.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 7.50 gm.

Accession Number

04.414

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins