20mm Ancient Coin with Pegasus & Head of Athena
Pegasus, the winged horse was born from the blood of the gorgon Medusa and was said to have been fathered by Poseidon, god of the sea. He was eventually tamed by Bellerophon near the fountain of Peirene and was chose as the symbol for a number of Greek coinage types. It was especially appropriate for the city of Corinth which was believed to have been the city of Bellerophon.
Obv: Pegasus flying left AN below
Rev: Helmeted head of Athena “API-DW” lightened alter behind. Pegasi 58.
- Set in 18k yellow gold, hand made in Bali
- 20inch, 18k yellow Italian made elongated link cable chain
- 20mm, 8.2 gram authenticated coin
- From Ancient Greece
- 350-300 BC
- Certificate of authenticity & appraisal provided
While in some instances these items can be special ordered, they will vary in patina, size, texture, and rarity. Each coin in our collection is one of a kind.