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Hemidrachm of Carthage with head of Persephone-Tanit

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Obverse: Head of Persephone, left. Reverse: Horse standing right before palm tree.

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, Hellenistic Period, 3rd century B.C. or later

Mint

Carthage, Zeugitania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2332.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 2.07 gm.

Accession Number

46.1421

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins