Authentic 24 Kt gold Byzantine Coin Pendant depicting Emperor Theodosius

€4.500,00
  • • Handmade 100% Made in Italy • Authentic Byzantine 24 Kt Gold Coin 4th cent. AD • Band material: 18 Kt Gold

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In this splendid 18 Kt gold pendant, is set an authentic 24 Kt gold Byzantine coin (solidus) dating back to the 4th century AD, which represents on one side the Emperor Theodosius IV and on the other side the inscription "Concordia", (Concord ) as the personification of the city of Constantinople, seated holding a scepter and a shield. Theodosius I (11 January 347 – 17 January 395), also called Theodosius the Great, was Roman emperor from 379 to 395, during Late Antiquity. His reign, achieved military successes when the frontiers of the empire were threatened by the wars of the Migration Period and defeated two rival emperors in successive civil wars. He was the first emperor of the Theodosian dynasty and married into the ruling Valentinianic dynasty. At his capital Constantinople, he commissioned the honorific Column of Theodosius, the Theodosian Walls, and the Golden Gate, among the greatest works of ancient Roman architecture.