Tridrachm of Carthage with head of Persephone-Tanit

Greek
Hellenistic Period
215–213 B.C.


Mint: Zeugitana, Carthage

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 10.90 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

2003.755

Medium or Technique

Billon

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed head of Persephone-Tanit to left, wearing necklace and pendant earring.
Reverse: Horse standing to right in front of palm tree.

Provenance

By 2003: with Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., 31 North Clark St., Chicago, IL 60602; purchased by MFA from Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., December 17, 2003

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour