Tetradrachm of Alexander III as Herakles - 906.22.3_1

906.22.3_1

Tetradrachm of Alexander III as Herakles

Medium:Struck silver
Geography: Mint of Amathus, Cyprus; found at Damanhūr, Egypt
Date: about 323-320 BC
Period: Hellenistic period
Dimensions:
24 mm, 16.53 g
Object number: 906.22.3
On view
Gallery Location:A.G. Leventis Foundation Gallery of Ancient Cyprus
Description

From a deposit of over 8000 silver coins known as the "Demanhur Hoard" found in a pot at Damanhūr, Egypt. The burial date of the hoard is estimated to be around 318 BC.

Inventory of Greek Coin Hoards (IGCH) 1664.

Collection:
Greek World
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