Ancient Coin with Bee
Coin features beautiful bee with straight wings, reverse side shows a stag in front of a palm tree. Can select a different chain, text or call us.
- Set in 22k yellow gold, hand made in Bali
- 16inch 18k Italian made cable chain
- 18mm, 4.1gram authenticated coin
- From Phoenicia, Arados
- 174-110BC, AR Drachm
The bee was originally the symbol of an early Anatolian goddess who the Greeks later identified with their goddess, Artemis; so close was the connection that the priestesses of the goddess were called "honey bees." The palm tree alludes to Artemis' birth beneath a palm tree on the island of Delos. The stag – an animal sacred to Artemis – symbolizes the goddess' role as protector of wild animals