Medium Rhodes Island- Helios Ancient Sun God Coin Pendant with Greek Key Pattern. Gold plated silver coin on silver bezel
The Helios/Helius sun-god Coin pendant originates from the islands off Caria, Rhodes. Circa 230-205 BC. AR Tetradrachm.
Radiate head of Helios facing slightly right
This item is entirely sterling silver. The mounted coin is gold plated (on sterling silver)
|Gender||For Him or Her|
|Depiction||Helios (sun god)|
|Historic Period||Era: Classical|
|Material||Gold-plated Sterling Silver|
|Diameter (excluding bails)||26 mm (1 and 1⁄32in)|
The ancient Greeks idolized intellect and spirit, while gods shared mortal passions and flaws to make themselves more accessible to humans. Beauty and harmony were truly at the heart of the ancient Greek civilization. This never fails to inspire our intellectual, scientific and spiritual worlds.
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