Tetradrachm with Alexander III "The Great" of Macedon as Herakles - 906.22.50_1

906.22.50_1

Tetradrachm with Alexander III "The Great" of Macedon as Herakles

Medium:Struck silver
Geography: Mint of Amphipolis, Greece; found in Damanhur, Egypt
Date: c. 323-320 BC
Period: Reign of Antipater of Macedon
Dimensions:
26.7 mm, 17.2 g
Object number: 906.22.50
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Greece
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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