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Trihemistater (1 1/2 shekel) of Carthage with head of Persephone-Tanit

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Obverse: Diademed head of Tanit left, wearing necklace and earring. Reverse: Horse right, head turned back to left.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Bank Leu A.G., Postfach 8022, Zurich, Switzerland; April 27, 1988: purchased by MFA from Bank Leu A.G.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 264–260 B.C.

Mint

Carthage, Zeugitania

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 12.53 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1988.223

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins