1/4 stater of Carthage with head of Persephone-Tanit

Greek
Hellenistic Period
3rd century B.C.


Mint: Zeugitania, Carthage

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0508.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.86 gm.

Accession Number

04.1231

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Persephone to left with wreath of grain leaves, earring and necklace.
Plain border.
Reverse: Horse prancing to right.
Plain border.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Regling did not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund