Coin of Carthage with head of Persephone-Tanit
Classical or Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C. and later (?)
Mint: Zeugitania, Carthage
Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 4.65 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Persephone-Tanit to left, wearing earring.
Reverse: Horse’s head right.
Date -palm at right.
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
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour