Tetradrachm of Carthage with head of Persephone-Tanit

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


Mint: Zeugitania, Carthage

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0496.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 17.24 gm.

Accession Number

35.182

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Persephone left with wreath of grain leaves, triple earring
and bead necklace.
Around, four dolphins.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Bust of horse, left; behind it a date-palm with fruit.
Below, Punic inscription.

Credit Line

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