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Tridrachm of Carthage with head of Persephone-Tanit

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Obverse: Diademed head of Persephone-Tanit to left, wearing necklace and pendant earring. Reverse: Horse standing to right in front of palm tree.

Provenance

By 2003: with Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., 31 North Clark St., Chicago, IL 60602; purchased by MFA from Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., December 17, 2003

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 215–213 B.C.

Mint

Carthage, Zeugitania

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 10.90 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

2003.755

Medium or Technique

Billon

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins