A copper coin from the town of Terina, Italy circa 250 BC
Reference: BMC. Italy p. 394 cf. No. 53
Die axis: 06
Female head facing left
A crab with crescent above
Terina was founded late in the 6th Century B.C., as colony of the city of Kroto. It was razed by Hannibal in 203 BC.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
circa 250 BC
Eugene von Guerard, Melbourne, Greater Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, pre 1880
Listed in Eugene von Guerard's catalogue, vol.1, p.10. Purchased by Eugene von Guerard from L.H.F. for 2 shillings. Part of a large collection acquired from Eugene von Guerard by the National Gallery of Victoria in 1880.
Type of item
15 mm (Outside Diameter), 2.649 g (Weight)
BMC. Italy p. 394 cf. No. 53 Sear 697
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