Stater of Carthage with head of Persephone-Tanit
3rd century B.C.
Mint: Zeugitania, Carthage
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0504.
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 10.67 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Persephone to left, wearing wreath of barley, earring of three pendants, and a pendant necklace.
Reverse: Unbridled horse standing to right, with head raised.
Above, a flaming disk with two Egyptian serpents (uraei).
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund