Coin of Carthage with head of Persephone-Tanit
Early Hellenistic Period
about 300 B.C.
Mint: Zeugitania, Carthage
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 8.88 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Persephone to left.
Reverse: Horse to right, head left.
Globule (?) below.
(Provincial style ?)
By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour