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. 0493.
Diameter: 285 mm. Weight: 17.00 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Persephone to right, with crown of grain leaves, triple earring, and bead nechlace; her hair in a roll.
Around three (?) dolphins.
Reverse: Horse stepping to right on line.
In background, palm-tree with fruit.
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
Not on Regling's list of Greenwell Collection.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund