7, D.Areopagitou str.
12, D. Areopagitou str. (Branch)
117 42 Athens
+30 210 3219178
51,00€ – 83,00€
Ancient Greek Coin Pendant with Goddess Athena
The pendant bears the ancient Greek tetradrachm, depicting Athena and her symbol, the wise Owl.
A beautiful and elegant coin pendant handcrafted in gold plated and 925 sterling silver.
Dracma was the currency used in Greece during several periods in its history: The tetradrachm was an Ancient Greek silver coin equivalent to fourdrachmae in Athens it replaced the earlier “heraldic” type of didrachms and it was in wide circulation from ca. 510 to ca. 38 BC. This coin is one of the most popular ancient Greek coins which illustrate the portrait of Goddess Athena. Athena is the daughter of Zeus and the goddess of wisdom, handicraft, and warfare. Athena was a protector of the city of Athens, from which she most likely received her name. Her temples were located atop the fortified Acropolis in the central part of the city. The Parthenon on the Athenian Acropolis is dedicated to her, along with numerous other temples and monuments. Her main festival in Athens was the Panathenaia, which was celebrated in midsummer and was the most important festival on the Athenian calendar.
Gold plated, sterling silver
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