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Tetradrachm of Alexander III as Herakles - 906.22.17_3

906.22.17_3

Tetradrachm of Alexander III as Herakles

Medium:Struck silver
Geography: Mint of Amphipolis, (modern Amfipoli) Greece; Found at Damanhūr, Egypt
Date: about 336-323 BC
Period: Greek Classical period, reign of Alexander III the Great
Dimensions:
2.595 cm, 17.16 g
Object number: 906.22.17
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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