Coin of Carthage with head of Persephone-Tanit

Greek
Classical or Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C. and later (?)


Mint: Zeugitania, Carthage

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 4.65 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.852

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Persephone-Tanit to left, wearing earring.
Reverse: Horse’s head right.
Date -palm at right.

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