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Greek Cherronesos Silver Coin 400-350 BC (068)

Sale price$1,925.00
Description

The fierce lion featured on this coin turns to look back over its shoulder.

This coin has lovely silver toning, with the lion beautifully centered.  

This archaic coin's back features an incuse, a stamped square. Inside the square is a cicada, a wonderful symbol of transformation and a rare version of the coin.

Size and Material

Coin size: 12mm

Hand-fabricated 18kt gold mount.

Sold as a necklace; 18" 1.5mm 18kt gold cable chain.

One of a kind with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Story
Dated: 400-350 BC
The Lion symbolizes strength, courage, justice, authority, familial devotion, loyalty, and wealth. It also teaches patience and self-control. You tap into your inner strength with a Lion symbol to find your authentic voice.
Cicada symbolizes personal change, renewal, rebirth, and transformation. The ancient Greeks were fascinated by the cicada. It was sacred to Apollo and Dionysus. Cicada signals shedding your old skin. As a talisman, it encourages you to examine elements of your past to identify your authentic voice.
Thrace, Cherronesos was the ancient name of the Gallipoli peninsula. Cherronesos was under the control of Athens from 560 BC to 338 BC, aside from a brief period when it was controlled by Persia.
Description

The fierce lion featured on this coin turns to look back over its shoulder.

This coin has lovely silver toning, with the lion beautifully centered.  

This archaic coin's back features an incuse, a stamped square. Inside the square is a cicada, a wonderful symbol of transformation and a rare version of the coin.

Size and Material

Coin size: 12mm

Hand-fabricated 18kt gold mount.

Sold as a necklace; 18" 1.5mm 18kt gold cable chain.

One of a kind with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Story
Dated: 400-350 BC
The Lion symbolizes strength, courage, justice, authority, familial devotion, loyalty, and wealth. It also teaches patience and self-control. You tap into your inner strength with a Lion symbol to find your authentic voice.
Cicada symbolizes personal change, renewal, rebirth, and transformation. The ancient Greeks were fascinated by the cicada. It was sacred to Apollo and Dionysus. Cicada signals shedding your old skin. As a talisman, it encourages you to examine elements of your past to identify your authentic voice.
Thrace, Cherronesos was the ancient name of the Gallipoli peninsula. Cherronesos was under the control of Athens from 560 BC to 338 BC, aside from a brief period when it was controlled by Persia.