Sterling Silver Pendant. Horse-Head Coin. Adaptation. Sicilo-Punic. 4th Century BCE
Brand: The Israel Museum
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925 Sterling Silver
Diameter: 1" / 2.5 cm
This wonderful pendant is as full of beauty as it is of history! It is guaranteed to prompt questions and admiring glances!
This silver tetradrachm shows the head of a horse with a palm tree on his right, both popular motifs of decoration in the Sicilo-Punic civilization. The Punic inscription indicates that the people of the region lived in camps. The original coin was struck in Sicily in the 4th century BCE.
A sterling silver chain or black silicone cord in your choice of length are available for an additional fee.
This item comes with a certificate of authenticity from the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Enclosed is a short description of its historical background in English and Hebrew.