Summary

A silver 1/3 stater coin from the town of Terina, Italy circa 375 BC
Mint: Terina

Reference: BMC. Italy p. 393 cf. No. 47
Die axis: 01

Obverse Description

Head of nymph wearing earring and necklace, behind in field a triquetra of legs; in front in Greek letters, {TERINAION}

Reverse Description

Nike seated facing left holding bird, below bird in field a star

Edge Description

Plain

Significance

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.

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