Sterling Silver Tie-Bar with Goddess Athena Coin
Sterling silver tie-pin decorated with an ancient coin depicting Athena. Tetradrachm originally minted 431-413 BC. Head of Athena right, wearing round earring and crested Attic helmet ornamented with three olive leaves above visor and spiral palmette on bowl. Almond shaped almond eye as in archaic depictions of the goddess.
|Article group||Tie bars|
|Depiction||Athena (Almond eye)|
|Historic Period||Era: Classical|
|Material||Solid Sterling Silver|
|Width||64 mm (2 and 33⁄64in)|
|Inner (coin) diameter||20 mm (25⁄32in)|