Ancient Greek World, North Africa, Carthage (250-350 BCE), Bronze Unit(C)

GK-CARTHAGE-LG
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Ancient Greek World, North Africa, Carthage (250-350 BCE), Bronze Unit(C)

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  • Order Code: GK-CARTHAGE-LG
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  • Metal: Bronze
  • Obverse: Wreathed head of Tanit left in triple pendant, earring and necklace
  • Reverse: Horse head right, caduceus before
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The Carthaginian Empire began as the Phoenician city-state of Carthage in North Africa, before extending out to control an empire that encompassed much of the North African coast, Southern Spain and the islands of the Western Mediterranean. Expansion led to conflict with the emergent Roman Republic in the Punic Wars (264-146 BCE). The final result of these conflicts was the complete destruction of the city of Carthage, the annexation of all remaining Carthaginian territory by Rome, and the death or enslavement of thousands of Carthaginians.