Zeugitania, Carthage; head of Tanit/horse, palm tree
Description: Zeugitania, Carthage, Sicilian mint ca 300 BC. Head of Tanit left / Horse standing with palm tree.
Diameter: AE15 mm
Weight: 2,42 g
Attribution: GCV 6444
Commentary: dark green patina, some light deposits, good details
History: The head on the obverse of this stater is usually identified as Tanit, the main deity of Carthage, but the head is clearly based upon the head of the nymph Arethusa or is often identified as Demeter or Persephone, the important agricultural goddesses of Sicily.
Article Number: 025-04-05-41652