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Tetradrachm of Alexander III - 906.22.36_3

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906.22.36_3

Tetradrachm of Alexander III

Medium:Struck silver
Geography: Mint of Amphipolis, (modern Amfipolis) Greece; Found in Damanhūr, Egypt
Date: about 323-320 BC
Period: Hellenistic period
Dimensions:
2.415 cm, 17.18 g
Object number: 906.22.36
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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