Tetradrachm of Alexander the Great as Herakles - 906.22.10_3_3k

906.22.10_3_3k

Tetradrachm of Alexander the Great as Herakles

Medium:Struck silver; patches of corrosion
Geography: Mint of Memphis, Egypt; Found in Damanhūr, Egypt
Date: about 323-316 BCE
Period: Greek Classical period, reign of Alexander III
Dimensions:
2.94 cm, 16.87 g
Object number: 906.22.10
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 WorldEgypt
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