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Ancient Silver Coin Necklace

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Authentic Silver Athens Tetradrachm

Handcrafted necklace. Coin encased in pendant (1 -1/4" diameter) on 18-inch braided silver chain.

Around 520 BC, Athens began producing silver tetradrachms with Athena's head on the obverse and her totem bird, the owl, on the reverse. Also to be seen on the reverse: the first three letters of the city's name and an olive sprig.

The silver Athens tetradrachms were exceedingly popular in ancient times and remain one of the best known ancient coins today.

Book included: 100 Greatest Ancient Coins, 2nd edition, Harlan J. Berk, 2019.

Donor: Mid-American Rare Coin Galleries

Donated By Mid-American Rare Coin Gallery