Genuine Roman Bronze Coin Silver Pendant depicting Constantine I the Great
- • Handmade 100% Made in Italy • Genuine Roman Bronze Coin 4th cent. AD • Bezel material: Sterling Silver 925
This silver pendant was designed by me and handmade by the craftsmen of my shop, SERRA, opened in Rome in 1910 and located in via Margutta 57 , in the historic center of the city, very close to the Spanish Steps! . The sterling silver pendant has a bronze coin depicting Emperor Constantine I . In the reverse side of the coin : Constantine max in a laurel wreath. Constantine I was a Roman emperor who ruled early in the 4th century. He was the first Christian emperor and saw the empire begin to become a Christian state. Constantine I was born circa 280 in Naissus, Moesia (now Serbia). His father became the Western Roman emperor in 305; after his father's death, Constantine fought to take power. He became the Western emperor in 312 and the sole Roman emperor in 324. Constantine was also the first emperor to adhere to Christianity. He issued an edict that protected Christians in the empire and converted to Christianity on his deathbed in 337. All of our jewels are certified by certificate of authenticity attesting their Greek or Roman origin !