Genuine Greek Silver Coin Pendant depicting Medusa

• Handmade 100% Made in Italy • Genuine Greek Silver Coin 4th cent. BC • Bezel material: Sterling Silver 925

On this pendant is set an authentic greek silver coin (4th century BC) depicting Medusa, one of the three Gorgons. 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.