Genuine Ancient Roman Coin Necklace (CONSTANTINE THE GREAT (WINGED VICTORY), 306-337 A.D.)
This delicate charm necklace features a genuine Roman Constantine the Great coin set in a 22kt Gold Vermeil (90% Pure Gold) over Sterling four-prong setting (reversible - photos 1 & 2). From around 306-337 A.D., this coin has made quite the journey to get here! The coin rests on a 14k gold filled snake chain perfect everyday wear.
Constantine the Great Commemorative Coin - Cyzicus (Kapu Dagh, Turkey) mint - Back Depicts Winged Victory
Necklace Length: 16 inches
Charm Drop: 38 mm/1.5 inches
Coin Height: 20 mm/0.8 inches
Lobster Claw Clasp
** PLEASE NOTE: This is the exact coin you will receive! As all of these ancient coins were made by hand (and have aged about 1700 years), they all have unique shapes and printings; and are therefore one of a kind.
Constantine the Great - He was best known for being the first Christian Roman Emperor. He turned the city of Byzantium into the new Roman capital, renaming it Constantinople (present day Istanbul). It would remain the capital for a thousand years.
Winged Victory (Victoria)(Back): Depicts winged Victory (goddess of victory) holding a shield in her left hand and standing on the prow of a ship. This particular coin was minted around 330 AD as a commemorative coin for the founding of Constantinople (modern day Istanbul).
*** NOTE: Necklace comes with a card of authenticity and the explanation of what the coin is.