Gold Ring Featuring a Bronze Coin of the City of Syracuse - FJ.2829 - For Sale
Gold Ring Featuring a Bronze Coin of the City of Syracuse - FJ.2829
Circa: 300 BC to 100 BC
Style: Greek Coin Rings
Medium: Bronze and Gold
Additional Information: The coin was found in Carthage, Tunisia.
The ancient trading city of Syracuse was famous for its beauty and luxurious style of living. This splendid coin captures the spirit of power and pride that made Syracuse a fabled place. It depicts the head of Zeus Hellanios on one side, and the sacred eagle of the god on the other. To wear this token of Syracuse's greatness in its frame of radiant gold is to touch directly the glory of the classical past. - (FJ.2829)