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Tetradrachm of Carthage in a Modern Tie Pin
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Tetradrachm of Carthage in a Modern Tie Pin


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description Obverse: Head of Tanit, wreathed with grain, wearing necklace and pendant earrings, left; beaded border. Reverse: Horse standing right; beaded border. This coin is unusually thick (0.2 cm) and may be a modern fake or replica. It is mounted by six claws to a reinforced gold circle which is attached to the gold, twisted pin. It was worn by Henry Walters.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
9/05/2012TreatmentExamined for exhibition; cleaned
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
  • From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2014-2016.
Provenance Mrs. John Russell Pope [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1947, by gift.
Credit Gift of Mrs. John Russell Pope, 1947

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Period
Coin: 310-290 BCE or modern; Pin: 20th century (Coin: Early Hellenistic or modern. Pin: Modern)
Medium
gold or electrum
(Coins & Medals)
Accession Number
59.699
Measurements
H of pin: 3 5/16 x Max diam of coin: 7/8 in. (8.41 x 2.22 cm); axis: 12:00
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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