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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 425–420 B.C.

Mint

Terina, Bruttium

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.86 gm.

Accession Number

04.417

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins