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Ancient Greek Silver Drachma Pendant

Item Number: 20157
$1,495.00
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Period:
Circa 146 BCE
Dimensions:
1 3/8" (3.25 cm) x 2" (5 cm)
Material:
Silver & gold
Condition:
Wonderful
Region:
Thasos (Thrace)
Provenance:
From an old English collection; bought in London in the 1930's and 40's

Description

A beautiful Ancient Greek silver tetradrachma mounted in modern 18 Kt. gold so as to make a wonderful wearable pendant. Obv: Young head of Dionysos, wearing ivy wreath. Rev: Dionysos standing facing left, holding bunch of grapes and two stalks of nartex. In field, two monograms - Dionysos from town of Maroneia.
Set in a removable modern mount with the numismatic value unimpaired as the bezel follows the perimeter of the coin. We offer gold necklaces which will allow this pendant to be immediately wearable.

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