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Tetradrachm of Carthage with head of Persephone-Tanit

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Obverse: Head of Persephone to left, wreathed with barley, and surrounded by four dolphins. She wears earring with three pendants, and necklace. Style of Euainetos. Border of dots. Reverse: Unbridled horse prancing to left, before a date-palm. Ground line-plain.


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.


Carthage, Zeugitania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0489.


Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 16.98 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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