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. 0496.
Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 17.24 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.
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)