Dekadrachm of Carthage with head of Persephone-Tanit

Greek
Hellenistic Period
3rd century B.C.


Mint: Zeugitania, Carthage

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0506.

Dimensions

Diameter: 41 mm. Weight: 36.98 gm.

Accession Number

04.1232

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Persephone to left, with wreath of grain leaves and earring.
Beaded border.
Reverse: Pegasos prancing to right.
Inscription below.
Beaded 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