Coin of Carthage with head of Persephone-Tanit

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 300 B.C. or later


Mint: Zeugitania, Carthage

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 9.96 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.811

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Persephone to left.
Reverse: Horse to right, head left.
Globule below.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour