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1/10 stater of Carthage with date-palm tree

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Obverse: A date-palm within a border of dots. Reverse: Horse's head to right.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 4th century B.C.

Mint

Carthage, Zeugitania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0500.

Dimensions

Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 0.91 gm.

Accession Number

01.5425

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins