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Coin Depicting a Horse and Palm Tree

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

3rd century BCE

Artist:

Carthaginian

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts a female head, facing left, with a triple drop earring, necklace and wreathed. The back (reverse) of this coin depicts a horse standing to the right, date palm. Pellet to left.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Carthaginian

Title

Coin Depicting a Horse and Palm Tree

Origin

Carthage

Date

Struck 300 BCE–201 BCE

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

Diam. 1.7 cm; 2.94 g

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne

Reference Number

1940.9

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