Tetradrachm with Alexander III "The Great" of Macedon as Herakles - 906.22.49_1

906.22.49_1

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

Medium:Struck silver
Geography: Mint of Tarsus, Turkey; found in Damanhur, Egypt
Date: c. 323-317 B.C.
Period: Seleucid period, reign of Seleukos I Nicator
Dimensions:
26.8 mm, 17.23 g
Object number: 906.22.49
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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