Didrachm of Carthage with head of Persephone-Tanit
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C.
Mint: Zeugitania, Carthage
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0503.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.42 gm.
Medium or Technique
Gold or electrum
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Persephone with wreath of grain leaves to left, three pendant earring, necklace of beads and pendants, ends of string loose behind.
Reverse: Unbridled horse to right on line.
By date unknown: Mrs. H. M. Sears Collection; loaned to MFA by Mrs. H. M. Sears, January 25, 1897; by date unknown: Herbert M. Sears Collection; gift of Herbert M. Sears to MFA, August 12, 1937
Gift of Herbert M. Sears