Authentic Ancient Greek Coin 2nd-3rd century BC Silver Ring depicting Goddess Athena
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Within this ring rests an ancient Greek coin from 2nd-3rd century BC Thessaly, featuring Athena on one side—a symbol of wisdom and warfare, revered as Athens' guardian. The coin's reverse reveals Pegasus, the leftward-soaring winged horse. Athena, a virgin goddess, embodied peace and craft alongside her martial prowess, earning reverence even from Ares. The city's name intertwined with hers, debated by ancient Greeks but likely bestowed upon it by Athena.
Art and literature depict Athena as majestic, her austere beauty marked by resolute lips, steely eyes, and an air of authority. Clad in a chiton or full armor, she may hold a spindle or sport a Corinthian helmet, always wielding a spear and aegis—a timeless symbol of her power and guidance sought by Greek heroes. This coin preserves Athena's multifaceted essence, honoring her wisdom, bravery, and influence on ancient Greek culture.
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.