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

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Obverse: Head of Terina right in ampyx on which palmettes; hair rolled; dotted necklace; olive-wreath border tied below. Inscription in Greek to left (artist's signature). Reverse: Nike seated left on square cippus with base; right arm around hydria resting on right leg, into which water pours...

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 425–420 B.C.


Terina, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0211.


Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.86 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins