Authentic Bronze Macedonian coin Silver Pendant depicting Gorgon/Medusa
- • Handmade 100% Made in Italy • Authentic Macedonian Bronze Coin 2nd cent. BC • Band material: Sterling Silver 925
An authentic Macedonian coin (Amphipolis 148 BC) depicting a Gorgon / Medusa has been set in this sterling silver pendant. In the other side of the coin we can see a standing Athena holding Nike , spear and shield.
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.
All our jewels are accompanied by a certificate of authenticity which certifies their origin from the Greek or Roman world!