Size: 1-1/2" coin, 19-1/2" chain
Material: Sterling Silver
|Name: ATHENA/OWL COIN NECKLACE
Time: c. 200 BC
Location: Athens, Greece
This beautiful sterling silver coin is an exact replica of
an ancient Greek Tetradrachm used in Athens 200 years before the
birth of Christ. One side features beautiful Athena, goddess of
wisdom and war, protector of the people. The other side an owl,
Athena's bird and symbol of wisdom, is shown perched on an amphora.
These earthenware containers were used to hold wine or oil. This
beautiful piece of sterling silver jewelry combines history and
mythology while celebrating the wisdom and power of women.