Ancient Silver Coin Pendant (Chersonesos 400-350B.C.)
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Ancient Silver Coin Pendant (Chersonesos 400-350B.C.)

Price: $1,145.00
  • Item #: 09424
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This authentic ancient coin dates back to 400-350B.C., from Greece. The coin is 11mm in diameter, set in silver,  and it comes on a 26 inch silver chain. This coin is approximately 11mm in size.

This is an authentic, original artifact!

Chersonesos is Greek for 'peninsula' and several cities used the name. The city in Thracian Chersonesos (the Gallipoli peninsula) that struck these coins is uncertain. The coins may have been struck at Cardia by the peninsula as a league, or perhaps they were struck by lost city on the peninsula named Chersonesos. Chersonesos was controlled by Athens from 560 B.C. to 338 B.C., aside from a brief period during this time when it was controlled by Persia. It was taken by Philip II of Macedonia in 338 B.C., Pergamon in 189 B.C., and Rome in 133 B.C. It was later ruled by the Byzantine Empire and then by the Ottoman Turks.