Tetradrachm of Carthage with head of Persephone-Tanit

Greek
Hellenistic Period
3rd century B.C.


Mint: Zeugitania, Carthage

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0507.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 14.75 gm.

Accession Number

04.1233

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Persephone to left with wreath of grain leaves, earring with triple pendant, and pendant necklace.
Reverse: Horse standing to right on line.
Eight-rayed star above.
Beaded border.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Regling did not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund