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Tetradrachm of Alexander III as Herakles - 906.22.41_3

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906.22.41_3

Tetradrachm of Alexander III as Herakles

Medium:Struck silver
Geography: Mint of Tarsus, Turkey; Found in Damanhur, Egypt
Date: about 327-323 BC
Period: Greek Classical period, reign of Alexander III the Great
Dimensions:
2.77 cm, 17 g
Object number: 906.22.41
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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