Genuine Greek Bronze Coin Silver Pendant depicting God Poseidon
- • Handmade 100% Made in Italy • Genuine Greek Bronze Coin 2nd cent. BC • Bezel material: Sterling Silver 925
In this 925 silver pendant is set an authentic bronze coin ( 3rd cent. BC ) depicting Poseidon (for Romans: Neptune), the God of the sea. On the reverse side of the coin, there is a trident decorated with festoons, with two dolphins on either side. Poseidon was one of the Twelve Olympians in ancient Greek religion and myth, god of the sea, storms, earthquakes and horses. In pre-Olympian Bronze Age Greece, he was venerated as a chief deity at Pylos and Thebes. He had also the cult title "earth shaker". In the myths of isolated Arcadia he is related with Demeter and Persephone and he was venerated as a horse, however it seems that he was originally a god of the waters. He is often regarded as the tamer or father of horses, and with a strike of his trident, he created springs that are related to the word horse. His Roman equivalent is Neptune.