Tetradrachm of Alexander III as Herakles - 906.22.37_3


Tetradrachm of Alexander III as Herakles

Medium:Struck silver
Geography: Mint of Side (modern Selimiye), Pamphylia (modern Anatolia), Turkey; found in Damanhur, Egypt
Date: about 325-320 BC
Period: Greek Classical period, reign of Alexander III the Great
2.69 cm, 16.61 g
Object number: 906.22.37
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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