Dekadrachm of Sicily with head of Persephone-Tanit

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 270–260 B.C.


Mint: Sicily (Siculo-Punic)

Dimensions

Diameter: 43 mm. Weight: 37.55 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

67.6

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Tanit left, wearing corn wreath and earring.
Reverse: Pegasus flying right.
Punic inscription below.
(see media screen for Punic inscription)

Provenance

By 1967: with Bromfield Stamp and Coin Co., 40 Bromfield Street, Boston, Mass. 02108; purchased by MFA from Bromfield Stamp and Coin Co., January 11, 1967

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour