Stater 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. 0502.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.48 gm.

Accession Number

95.161

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Persephone to left, wearing earrings and necklace with pendants and coin wreath in hair. The whole within beaded border.
Reverse: Horse standing to right within beaded border.

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund