A silver 1/3 stater coin from the town of Terina, Italy circa 475 BC
Reference: BMC. Italy p. 393 cf. No. 49
Die axis: 07
Head of nymph wearing earring facing right
Nike seated facing left holding bird, below bird in field a Greek letter delta
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 475 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 Mr Friedlander of Berlin for 3 shillings. Part of a large collection acquired from Eugene von Guerard by the National Gallery of Victoria in 1880.
Type of item
16 mm (Outside Diameter), 2.194 g (Weight)
BMC. Italy p. 393 cf. No. 49 cf Sear 508
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