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ancient Greek coin set in 14k gold, Son of Poseidon silver coin

ancient Greek coin set in 14k gold, Son of Poseidon silver coin

Regular price $1,995.00 USD
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  • overall pendant hanging length is 32mm (1.25 inches) including the bails
  • authentic ancient silver coin, struck around 330-300 B.C. in Taras/ Calabria (Italy)
  • thick sterling silver chain in the length of your choice
  • ready to ship in 3-5 days

This beautifully hand struck coin depicts Taras, Son of Poseidon, riding on a dolphins back. Minted in the 3rd century BC this coin is about 2300 years old, and being made from the finest Greek silver, it lasted during the centuries. Approx. 20.5mm (0.8 inches) in diameter, the coin weighs 7.32 grams. Fine condition. Didrachm (Nomos) denomination.

The reverse of this coin shows a naked boy on horseback. The city of Taras was well known for the many equestrian athletic events held there.

The coin is safely held by a thick 4-prong setting, made from 14k yellow gold, with a polished finish. The bails will accommodate chains up to 3.5mm in diameter.

This coin is an authentic ancient artifact, not a replica. You will receive a Certificate of Authenticity.

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