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Home ▸ Catalog ▸ |Themes & Provenance| ▸ |Gods, Non-Olympian| ▸ |Tanit||View Options:  |  |  | 

Tanit

Tanit was a Phoenician lunar goddess, worshiped as the patron goddess at Carthage.

Carthage, Zeugitana, c. 310 - 290 B.C.

|Carthage|, |Carthage,| |Zeugitana,| |c.| |310| |-| |290| |B.C.||shekel|
SH30333. Electrum shekel, SNG Cop 137, SGCV II 6462, gVF, weight 7.439 g, maximum diameter 18.3 mm, die axis 0o, Carthage (near Tunis, Tunisia) mint, obverse head of Tanit left, wreathed in grain, wearing necklace and triple-drop earring, dot border, pellet under chin; reverse horse standing right, three pellets in exergue; fine style; scarce; SOLD


Carthage, Zeugitana, North Africa, c. 350 - 320 B.C.

|Carthage|, |Carthage,| |Zeugitana,| |North| |Africa,| |c.| |350| |-| |320| |B.C.||stater|
Fantastic gold stater from the great enemy of Rome!
SH08971. Gold stater, Mller Afrique p. 84, type 47; SNG Cop Carthage 128 - 129 var., SNG Cop Sicily 973 - 974 var., SGCV II 6451 var, EF, weight 9.16 g, maximum diameter 19.0 mm, die axis 0o, Carthage (near Tunis, Tunisia) or Sicilian mint, c. 350 - 320 B.C.; obverse head of Tanit left, wreathed in grain, wearing necklace and triple-drop earring, dot border; reverse horse standing right on exergual line, border of dots; graffiti on reverse, struck with dies of fine style, ex John Aiello; SOLD


Carthage, Zeugitana, North Africa, First Punic War, c. 264 - 241 B.C.

|Carthage|, |Carthage,| |Zeugitana,| |North| |Africa,| |First| |Punic| |War,| |c.| |264| |-| |241| |B.C.||AE| |21|
SNG Cop 261 - 268 are similar bronzes dated c. 241 - 221 B.C. with the same types, but also with additional control symbols on the reverse, smaller lighter flans and a far less elegant style. This coin, unpublished in the standard references and the only example known to Forum, is very similar to Jenkins type X electrum trihemshekels, dated c. 264 - 261 B.C.
GB66872. Bronze AE 21, Unpublished(?), cf. Jenkins group Xa (electrum, trihemishekel), SNG Cop 261 ff. (similar AE, inferior style, c. 241 - 221 B.C.), EF/VF, light corrosion on the reverse, weight 7.117 g, maximum diameter 20.9 mm, die axis 225o, Carthage (near Tunis, Tunisia) mint, probably c. 241 B.C.; obverse head of Tanit left, wearing barley wreath, triple-pendant earring, and necklace with many pendants; reverse unbridled horse standing right on exergual line, sun disk with uraei above; extremely rare; SOLD







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