Authentic Ancient Roman Coin 3th cent.BC Silver ring depicting Goddess Rome
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This sterling silver pendant holds an authentic Roman coin dating back to 211 BC, featuring the revered Dioscuri, Castor and Pollux, on one side.
In the ancient realm of Roman beliefs, the Goddess Rome embodied the exquisite beauty personifying the city of Rome and, by extension, the Roman state. Her significance extended through various artistic mediums like coins, sculptures, and architectural sketches, representing both political and religious ideologies of that era. While her depictions were influenced by other contemporary goddesses, particularly Athena, the Goddess Rome emerged as an unequivocal symbol of Rome's essence.
Symbolically, she stood as an archetype, embodying the ideal for poised and judicious women, governed by intellect and emotion. She exemplified the ability to maintain composure in challenging circumstances, employing adept strategies akin to those of men. This archetype empowered women to navigate situations, assess outcomes, and adjust courses of action when necessary for optimal results.
Roman art and coinage portrayed her adorned with a helmet and other military regalia, signifying her association with strength and power. Despite her significance, the cult devoted to the Goddess Rome was exclusively presided over by male priesthood.
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.