greek syracuse hippocamp bronze coin
Ancient Greek Syracuse Bronze Hippocamp Coin Silver Pendant
greek syracuse hippocamp bronze coin
Certificate 043 Greek Syracuse Bronze Hippocamp Athena coin

Greek Syracuse Hippocamp 390 BC Bronze (043)

$360.00 USD

Description

Beautiful ancient bronze coin from Syracuse with an image of a Hippocamp.  The reverse side of the coin is a helmuted Aethena.

A Hippocamp was an ancient sea creature in Greek mythology with the head of a horse, the tail of a fish and with wings.   Hippos - horse.  Kampos - sea monster.  The hippocampi can never die of old age.

Dated: 390 BC

Bronze coin is approx 17mm in a sterling silver mount.  2mm silver bead chain.

With Certificate of Authenticity.