Authentic Roman Bronze Coin Pendant depicting Emperor Constantine the Great
- • Handmade 100% Made in Italy • Authentic Roman Bronze Coin 4th cent. AD • Band material: Sterling Silver 925
An authentic Roman bronze coin (4th century AD) representing the Emperor Constantine the Great has been set in this 925 silver pendant; on the reverse side of the coin there is the god of the Sun standing to the left holding a globe. 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 a certificate of authenticity attesting their Greek or Roman origin!