Tetradrachm of Alexander III as Herakles - 906.22.34_3

906.22.34_3

Tetradrachm of Alexander III as Herakles

Medium:Struck silver
Geography: Mint of Side, (modern Selimiye) Turkey; found at Damanhūr, Egypt
Date: about 325-320 BC
Period: Late Greek Classical period to early Hellenistic period
Dimensions:
2.69 cm, 17.11 g
Object number: 906.22.34
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.

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