Tetradrachm of Alexander the Great as Herakles - 906.22.9_3_3k

906.22.9_3_3k

Tetradrachm of Alexander the Great as Herakles

Medium:Struck silver; corroded
Geography: Mint of Babylon, Iraq; found at Damanhūr, Egypt
Date: about 325-323 BC
Period: Greek Classical period, reign of Alexander III
Dimensions:
2.51 cm, 16.26 g
Object number: 906.22.9
Not on view
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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