Tetradrachm of Carthage with head of Persephone-Tanit
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C.
Mint: Zeugitania, Carthage
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0491.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 16.88 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
By 1935: with Dikran Kelekian; purchased by MFA from Dikran Kelekian, May 2, 1935 for $ 250.00
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund