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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

Place

Carthage (Minted in)

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Struck 300 BCE–201 BCE

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

Diam.: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne

Reference Number

1940.9

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