Tetradrachm of Alexander III - 906.22.15_3_3k


Tetradrachm of Alexander III

Medium:Struck silver
Geography: Mint of Memphis, Egypt; found in Damanhūr, Egypt
Date: about 332-323 BCE
Period: Greek Classical period, reign of Alexander III
2.725 cm, 17.15 g
Object number: 906.22.15
Not on view

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.

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