Tetradrachm of Alexander III as Herakles - 906.22.1_2


Tetradrachm of Alexander III as Herakles

Medium:Struck silver
Geography: Mint of Salamis, Cyprus; found at Damanhūr, Egypt
Date: about 332-323 BC
Period: Cypro-Classical II period
27.8 mm, 17.24 g
Object number: 906.22.1
On view
Gallery Location:A.G. Leventis Foundation Gallery of Ancient Cyprus

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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