Genuine Ancient Bronze Macedonian coin Silver Pendant depicting Gorgon/Medusa

• Handmade 100% Made in Italy • Genuine Macedonian Bronze Coin 2nd cent. BC • Bezel material: Sterling Silver 925

An authentic Macedonian coin (Amphipolis 148 BC) depicting a Gorgon / Medusa has been set in this sterling silver pendant. In the other side of the coin we can see a standing Athena holding Nike, spear and shield.
Gorgons were a popular image in Greek mythology, appearing in the earliest of written records of Ancient Greek religious beliefs such as those of Homer. Their legendary and powerful gaze could turn one to stone, so images of the Gorgons were put upon objects and buildings for protection.

Our jewelry store, Serra Roma, proudly presents an exquisite collection that beautifully honors the ancient traditions of Greek and Roman civilizations. Each piece in our collection, including authentic ancient Roman and Greek coins and intaglios, is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity, providing proof of its historical significance and origin.