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14K Gold Necklace, Greek Coin, Certificate ID11567

$1,088.00 $1,200.00

Chain is Gold-filled

Denomination: Hemidrachm

Date: 426-375 BCE

Description:Pottery of Thebes/Shield


Arch-rival to Athens and allies to the Spartans in the Peloponnesian wars, Boeotia was a region of ancient Greece and Thebes was its capital. Thebes is the birthplace of many mythological stories including Dionysus, Oedipus, and Cadmus. The coinage of Thebes may be thought of as ‘ancient advertisement’, with atrophy or urn depicted on the front, and a shield on the back. These people were artistic, intelligent, and strong both politically and militarily. As neighbors of Greek Attica, Thebes was a major force to be reckoned with. It was the most dominant city-state at the time of the Macedonian conquest, and home of the Boeotian confederacy. In 336 BC, Thebes was destroyed by Alexander the great, but later restored by Kassander

Jewelry Maintenance:
1. Avoid chemicals. Do not wear to hot tubs or sea.
2. To clean use a silver cloth on gold. Absolutely NO JEWELRY CLEANERS!
3. Best preserved in ziplock bag when not worn.

The jewelry made in the US.
The piece comes with a Certificate of Authenticity of the Coin.
Workmanship is guaranteed.
RETURNS: 2 weeks no questions asked. Time counts from the time you receive the item to the time you ship it back.