Amphipolis, Silver Pendant

Silver 999°
FA 001425
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We created a pendant, inspired by the silver tetradrachm of Amphipolis, dated to 356-355 B.C. The ancient Macedonian coin depicts on the obverse the head of Apollo and on the reverse, a torch within an incuse square and the word AMFIPOLITON or AMFIPOLITEON, carved on its raised frame. A pendant of unique beauty, made of silver 999°, accompanied by black saten cord, that will surprise with it's aesthetic.

Diameter: 2,5cm

Thickness: 0,3cm

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The silver tetradrachm of Amphipolis, depicts οn the obverse the head of Apollo and on the reverse, a torch with it's flame to the left, with a branch based on barley and all this within an incuse square with the word AMFIPOLITON or AMFIPOLITEON embossed on the raised frame. It is one of the most rare ancient Greek coins with the unique and attractive embossed head of Apollo, dated to 356-355 B.C.

The first coins were made of electrum in Asia Minor, an alloy of gold and silver in the late 7th BC century. In the front side of the coin were shown the respective symbols of the cities, the deities who protected the cities, mythical persons or regional products of the cities, visualizations that made recognizable their origin.

The precious metal, which was mainly silver, set the value of the coin, the small shape made it easy to carry and the symbol of each issuing authority was the guarantee of weight and authenticity. At the end of the 5th century BC, copper coins were produced, in order to be used for the small daily transactions.

356 - 355 B.C.
with black satin cord
Dimensions (WxHxD):
2,5 cm x 0,3cm
Gross Weight:
24 gr
Gift packaging - Description Greek & English
Silver 999°
9 gr

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