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Hemidrachm of Carthage with head of Persephone-Tanit

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Obverse: Head of Persephone, left, wearing earring of one drop; border of dots. Reverse: Horse standing right, looking back; border of dots.

Provenance

By date unknown: Anonymous U.S. Collection; Anonymous gift to MFA, December 6, 1946

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

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

Mint

Carthage, Zeugitania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2331.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.87 gm.

Accession Number

46.1422

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins