Hemidrachm of Carthage with head of Persephone-Tanit

Greek
Classical or Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C. or later


Mint: Zeugitania, Carthage

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2331.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.87 gm.

Accession Number

46.1422

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Persephone, left, wearing earring of one drop.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Horse standing right, looking back.
Border of dots.

Provenance

By date unknown: Anonymous U.S. Collection; Anonymous gift to MFA, December 6, 1946

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)