Carthaginian Silver Tetradrachm

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by British Museum
published on 21 September 2016
Carthaginian Silver Tetradrachm

A silver tetradrachm minted in Carthage, 330-300 BCE. Obv.: head of the goddess Tanit with dolphins. Rev. : horse's head and palm tree. The legend reads 'mmhnt' meaning 'in the camp', that is army camp. Many such coins were minted to pay mercenaries. (British Museum, London)

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Museum, B. (2016, September 21). Carthaginian Silver Tetradrachm. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/5707/

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