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

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Obverse: Head of nymph Terina to right; sphendone with meander pattern at back of head; hair above ear rolled over band, gathered in knot at top of head. Inscription in Greek at left (artist's signature). Around: [inscription] Reverse: Nike seated left on square cippus with base; wings outspread; in...

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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. 177); 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. 0215.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.92 gm.

Accession Number

04.415

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins