Tetradrachm of Alexander III as Herakles - 906.22.2_1

906.22.2_1

Tetradrachm of Alexander III as Herakles

Medium:Struck silver
Geography: Mint of Kition, Cyprus; found at Damanhūr, Egypt
Date: about 325-320 BC
Period: Cypro-Classical II to early Hellenistic periods
Dimensions:
25.75 mm, 16.93 g
Object number: 906.22.2
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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