18ct Coin of Arethusa Decadrachm Medallion Pendant
A wonderful 18ct Yellow Gold Pendant.
A large double sided coin is inset inside a bezel.
The coin is a copy of an ancient Sicilian piece known as The coin of Arethusa.
It depicts the Nympth Arethousa surrounded by dolphins with a scallop shell behind her neck. The reverse depicts a charioteer with four horses with the Goddess Nike flying above.
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2.7cm in diameter.
Tested as 18ct gold with what I believe are worn french assay marks on the loop.
A truly beautiful piece dating to the 20th century.
Free worldwide shipping and will be gift wrapped.