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22ct Yellow Gold Ancient Coin Pendant
Located in Brisbane, AU
Ancient coin pendant 22ct Yellow Gold Enhancer and chain not included* Please contact to source
Category

2010s Australian Artisan Pendant Necklaces

Materials

22k Gold, Yellow Gold

18K YG Diamond Ancient Coin Pendant Necklace
Located in New York, NY
18K yellow gold ancient coin pendant flexiable choker necklace with 16 diamonds approx 0.96 carat
Category

20th Century Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold

18K YG Diamond Ancient Coin Pendant Necklace
18K YG Diamond Ancient Coin Pendant Necklace
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Dm 1 in L 15.25 in
Ancient Coin Pendant Necklace in 18K Yellow Gold
Located in Banbury, GB
This big ancient coin was issued by Amphipolis Mint dates in 336-323 B.C. in an excellent condition
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

18k Gold, Yellow Gold

ALexander The Great Coin Chain Pendant Genuine Ancient Greek Silver Tetradrachm
By Hasbani Diamonds
Located in London, GB
wearer's appreciation for antiquity. The charm of ancient coin pendants lies in their exquisite
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier European Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Ancient Greek Dove Coin Pendant (pendant)
Located in Atlanta, GA
the front side of the pendant. This coin has been inspected and approved to be authentic by a
Category

Antique 15th Century and Earlier Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

22k Gold

Ancient Greek Dove Coin Pendant (pendant)
Ancient Greek Dove Coin Pendant (pendant)
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H 1.19 in W 0.75 in D 0.19 in
Ancient Greek Owl Coin Pendant (pendant only)
Located in Atlanta, GA
ancient coinage. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this coin. This coin pendant measures
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier European Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

22k Gold

Ancient Greek Owl Coin Pendant (pendant only)
Ancient Greek Owl Coin Pendant (pendant only)
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H 1.69 in D 0.19 in Dm 1.25 in
Ancient Greek Drachm Coin Pendant (pendant only)
Located in Atlanta, GA
Numismatic who specializes in ancient coinage. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this coin. This
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

22k Gold

Ancient Greek Drachm Coin Pendant (pendant only)
Ancient Greek Drachm Coin Pendant (pendant only)
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H 1.19 in W 0.69 in D 0.13 in
Ancient Greek Coin & Tanzanite Pendant (pendant only)
Located in Atlanta, GA
in ancient coinage. A certificate of authenticity will accompany this coin. This coin pendant
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier European Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Tanzanite, 22k Gold, Sterling Silver

Ancient Greek Coin & Tanzanite Pendant (pendant only)
Ancient Greek Coin & Tanzanite Pendant (pendant only)
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H 1.63 in W 0.88 in D 0.13 in
Ancient Coin Diamond Gold Pendant Necklace
Located in New York, NY
Vintage, circa 1980s 18k gold necklace, featuring center bezel set antient coin, measuring approx
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Vintage 1980s Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, Gold

Ancient Greek Drachm Coin 22k Pendant (pendant only)
Located in Atlanta, GA
will accompany this coin. This coin pendant measures approximately 1" tall (including bail), 11/16
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier European Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

22k Gold

Ancient Greek Drachm Coin 22k Pendant (pendant only)
Ancient Greek Drachm Coin 22k Pendant (pendant only)
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H 1 in W 0.69 in D 0.13 in
Ancient Greek Owl & Athena Coin Pendant (pendant only)
Located in Atlanta, GA
coin. This coin pendant measures approximately 2 1/8" tall (including bail), 11/16" wide and 1/4" deep
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier European Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

22k Gold

Ancient Greek Owl & Athena Coin Pendant (pendant only)
Ancient Greek Owl & Athena Coin Pendant (pendant only)
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H 2.13 in W 0.69 in D 0.25 in
Necklace 18K Yellow Gold Gems Da Gama Treasure Certified Shipwreck Silver Coin
By Tom Castor
Located in Lambertville , NJ
One of a Kind, Entirely Hand Made, Men's Ancient Coin Pendant with Sapphires and Tsavorite Garnets
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2010s American Contemporary Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Sapphire, Tsavorite, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Silver

Ancient Greek Coin in 22k Drop Pendant
Located in Atlanta, GA
coin. This coin pendant measures approximately 1 13/16" tall (including bail), 11/16" wide and 1/8
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

22k Gold

Ancient Greek Coin in 22k Drop Pendant
Ancient Greek Coin in 22k Drop Pendant
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H 1.82 in W 0.69 in D 0.13 in
Ancient Greek Bronze Coin in 22kt Pendant (pendant only)
Located in Atlanta, GA
An Authentic Greek bronze Tetrachalkon coin (circa 400-344 BC). This ancient Greek coin has been
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier European Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

22k Gold, Bronze

Ancient Greek Bronze Coin in 22kt Pendant (pendant only)
Ancient Greek Bronze Coin in 22kt Pendant (pendant only)
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H 1.25 in W 0.19 in D 0.13 in
Ancient Roman Pegasus Coin 22k Gold Pendant (pendant only)
Located in Atlanta, GA
displayed in this pendant. This coin has been inspected and approved to be authentic by a professional
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier European Classical Roman Pendant Necklaces

Materials

22k Gold, Silver

Ancient Roman Pegasus Coin 22k Gold Pendant (pendant only)
Ancient Roman Pegasus Coin 22k Gold Pendant (pendant only)
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H 1.38 in W 0.75 in D 0.25 in
Ancient Greek Coin in 22k Gold Pendant (pendant only)
Located in Atlanta, GA
advancing side of this coin is the side prominently featured in the pendant. This coin has been inspected
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier European Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

22k Gold

Ancient Greek Coin in 22k Gold Pendant (pendant only)
Ancient Greek Coin in 22k Gold Pendant (pendant only)
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H 1.44 in D 0.38 in Dm 1.44 in
Ancient Byzantine Bronze Coin Two-Tone Pendant Necklace
By Vicki Orr
Located in Naples, FL
Authentic ancient Byzantine bronze coin (Justin 1, Follis, Constantinople mint, 518-527 A.D.) set
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier American Contemporary Pendant Necklaces

Materials

22k Gold, Sterling Silver, Bronze, Gold, Yellow Gold, Silver

Ancient Roman Goddess Victoria Coin 18K Gold Pendant
By Steven Battelle
Located in Soquel, CA
An authentic silver "denarius" coin from the Roman Empire 193-211 AD, depicts the goddess Victoria
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21st Century and Contemporary Balinese Classical Roman Pendant Necklaces

Materials

18k Gold

Ancient Pegasus Coin in 22 kt Gold Pendant (pendant only)
Located in Atlanta, GA
. The coin side with Pegasus in flight is the side prominently displayed in this pendant. A Certificate
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Greek Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, 22k Gold, Sterling Silver

Ancient Pegasus Coin in 22 kt Gold Pendant (pendant only)
Ancient Pegasus Coin in 22 kt Gold Pendant (pendant only)
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H 1.5 in W 1 in D 0.25 in
Ancient Byzantine Bronze Coin, Diamond and Gold Pendant Necklace
By Vicki Orr
Located in Naples, FL
Large, authentic ancient Byzantine coin (Phocas, Follis, Cyzicus mint, AD 602-610) and 3 diamonds
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier American Contemporary Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, Yellow Gold, Gold, 22k Gold, Bronze

Ancient Byzantine Coin 22k Gold Reversible Spinner Pendant Necklace
By Vicki Orr
Located in Naples, FL
Both sides of this ancient Byzantine coin (Kōnstantinos X, Follis, Constantinopolis mint, AD 1059
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier American Byzantine Pendant Necklaces

Materials

22k Gold, Bronze, Gold, Yellow Gold

18k Gold & Ancient Roman Coin Severus Alexander Denarius Pendant
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A fine ancient Roman coin pendant. Set in 18k gold. With rope twist bezel setting for the coin
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Late 20th Century Classical Roman Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Silver, 18k Gold

Ancient Byzantine Bronze Coin and Sterling Silver Pendant Necklace
By Vicki Orr
Located in Naples, FL
Ancient Byzantine bronze coin (Justin II and Queen Sophia, Follis, 565-578 AD) set in an oxidized
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2010s American Contemporary Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Bronze, Silver, Sterling Silver

Lavender Jadeite Jade Ancient Gold Coin Pendant, Certified Untreated
By Luxe Pieces
Located in San Francisco, CA
This is an all natural, untreated jadeite jade carved ancient gold coin pendant set on a 18K white
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21st Century and Contemporary Burmese Contemporary Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Jade, Gold

Steven Battelle Ancient Greek Artemis Coin Pendant 22k Gold
Located in Soquel, CA
Handcrafted Steven Battelle Ancient Greek Artemis Coin in complementary 22K Gold Setting. The
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2010s Balinese Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

22k Gold

Steven Battelle Ancient Greek Artemis Coin Pendant 22k Gold
Steven Battelle Ancient Greek Artemis Coin Pendant 22k Gold
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W 1.58 in D 0.16 in L 1.97 in
Ancient Greek Tetradrachm Silver Coin Reversible Pendant on Chain Necklace
By Vicki Orr Designs
Located in Naples, FL
Authentic ancient Greek Tetradrachm (Antiochus III, Seleucid; 223-187 BC) silver coin set in a hand
Category

2010s American Contemporary Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Gold, 22k Gold, Yellow Gold, Silver, Sterling Silver

Ancient Greek Tetradrachm Silver Coin Reversible Pendant on Chain Necklace
By Vicki Orr
Located in Naples, FL
Authentic ancient Greek Tetradrachm (Pergamon, Mysia; 190-133 BC) silver coin set in a hand-forged
Category

2010s American Contemporary Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Gold, 22k Gold, Yellow Gold, Silver, Sterling Silver

Ancient Greek Silver Coin, Fluorite and Moonstone Dangle Pendant Necklace
By Vicki Orr Designs
Located in Naples, FL
Blue John Fluorite, ancient Greek silver coin and rose cut moonstone sterling silver dangle drop
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2010s American Contemporary Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Moonstone, Fluorite, Silver, Sterling Silver

Organic Branch Coral, Ancient Jewish Coin and Gold Pendant Necklace
By Vicki Orr
Located in Naples, FL
Authentic ancient Jewish bronze coin (Widow's mite ), 1st century BC - 1st century AD) and organic
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2010s American Contemporary Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Coral, 22k Gold, Yellow Gold, Bronze, Gold

Yellow Gold & Silver Ancient Coin Reproduction Pendant - 14k & Replica Copy
Located in Greensboro, NC
Metal Content: 14k Yellow Gold (pendant) & Silver (coin copy) Theme: Replica Ancient Coin
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21st Century and Contemporary Pendant Necklaces

Materials

14k Gold, Yellow Gold, Silver

Ancient Greek 6th Century BC Griffin Coin 18K Gold Pendant
By Steven Battelle
Located in Soquel, CA
of the divine. The pendant comes with a laminated coin certificate of authenticity. The 18K
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21st Century and Contemporary American Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

18k Gold

Two-Tone 18K Yellow Gold Large Ancient Greek Coin Pendant
Located in MELBOURNE, AU
This vintage Two-Tone 18K Yellow Gold Pendant is designed as an ancient Greek Coin, depicting
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1990s Italian Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Silver

Ancient Greek Tetradrachm Silver Coin Reversible Pendant on Chain Necklace
By Vicki Orr
Located in Naples, FL
Authentic ancient Greek Tetradrachm (Kassander, Macedon; 317-305 BC) silver coin set in a hand
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2010s American Contemporary Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Gold, 22k Gold, Yellow Gold, Silver, Sterling Silver

22K Ancient 7th Century Byzantine Constans II Gold Coin Pendant
Located in Miami, FL
Ancient 7th Century Byzantine Constans II Gold Coin in 22K Antique Greek Yellow Gold Pendant. Coin
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Greek Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Gold, 22k Gold, Yellow Gold

14 Karat Yellow Gold and Pearl Ancient Coin Replica Pendant
Located in Washington Depot, CT
Vintage 14 Karat Yellow Gold and Pearl Ancient Coin Replica Pendant- This lovely pendant features
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20th Century Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Yellow Gold

Ancient Roman 1st Century BC Victoria Coin 22K Gold Pendant
By Steven Battelle
Located in Soquel, CA
gods. The opposite side of the coin is a female bust with the word "ROMA" beside. This pendant comes
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21st Century and Contemporary Indonesian Classical Roman Pendant Necklaces

Materials

22k Gold

Ancient Roman 2nd Century BC Galley Coin 22K Gold Pendant
By Steven Battelle
Located in Soquel, CA
An interesting authentic ancient Roman Republican silver denarius coin from 114 BC depicting a
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21st Century and Contemporary Balinese Classical Roman Pendant Necklaces

Materials

22k Gold

Ancient Greek 5th Century BC Swan Coin 18K Gold Pendant
By Steven Battelle
Located in Soquel, CA
An authentic ancient Greek coin from the region of Cilicia (now in Western Turkey) with a beautiful
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21st Century and Contemporary Indonesian Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

18k Gold

Ancient Persian 4th Century BC Cilicia Coin 22K Gold Pendant
By Steven Battelle
Located in Soquel, CA
378-362 BC. A true masterpiece of the ancient engravers art! This coin comes from the ancient city
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21st Century and Contemporary Indonesian Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

22k Gold

Ancient India 1500's Gold Coin 22K Gold Diamonds Pendant
By Steven Battelle
Located in Soquel, CA
motherhood. This pendant comes with a laminated coin certificate of authenticity. The 18 or 20 inch woven
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21st Century and Contemporary Indonesian Contemporary Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, 22k Gold

Ancient Greek 5th Century BC Athena Coin 18K Gold Pendant
By Steven Battelle
Located in Soquel, CA
An authentic ancient Greek silver "stater" coin from Thurium in Lucania (now in southern Italy
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21st Century and Contemporary Indonesian Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

18k Gold

Ancient Greek 4th Century BC Apollo Coin 22K Gold Pendant
By Steven Battelle
Located in Soquel, CA
diety. This coin is set within and ancient-inspired handmade 22K granulated setting designed by Steven
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21st Century and Contemporary Balinese Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

22k Gold

Natural Myanmar Apple Green Snake Ancient Coin Jadeite Jade Pendant
Located in Kowloon, HK
% handmade carving ◆ COLOR: Apple green ◆ SHAPE: Snake and ancient coin ◆ HEIGHT OF PENDANT: 41.4 mm
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Early 2000s Hong Kong Arts and Crafts Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Jade, 18k Gold

Ancient Greek 3rd Century BC Athena Coin 18K Gold Pendant
By Steven Battelle
Located in Soquel, CA
An authentic ancient Greek "nomos" coin from the Greek Colony of Herakleia (now in in Southern
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21st Century and Contemporary Indonesian Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

18k Gold

Ancient Greek 5th Century BC Medusa Coin 18K Gold Pendant
By Steven Battelle
Located in Soquel, CA
An authentic ancient Greek silver "drachm" coin from 450-400 BC featuring the face of Medusa with
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21st Century and Contemporary Balinese Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

18k Gold

Ancient Greek 3rd Century BC Dolphin Coin 18K Gold Pendant
By Steven Battelle
Located in Soquel, CA
racing. This pendant comes with a laminated coin certificate of authenticity. The chain shown is not
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21st Century and Contemporary Indonesian Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

18k Gold

Ancient Greek 5th Century BC Nike Coin 18k Gold Pendant
By Steven Battelle
Located in Soquel, CA
A beautiful Image of the Greek Goddess Nike is featured on this rare coin from Terina, an ancient
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21st Century and Contemporary Indonesian Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

18k Gold

Steven Battelle Ancient Roman Sphinx Coin Granulated Pendant 22k Gold
By Steven Battelle
Located in Soquel, CA
this particular coin. The other side of the coin displays the head of Sibyl Herophile facing right
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21st Century and Contemporary Balinese Classical Roman Pendant Necklaces

Materials

22k Gold

Ancient Greek Goddess Coin Replica Tetradrachm Charm Pendant, 24K Gold Diamonds
Located in Bozeman, MT
Ancient Greek Goddess, Coin (Replica) Tetradrachm Charm Pendant, 24kt Solid Yellow Gold & 0.09ct
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2010s Turkish Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, Gold, 24k Gold, Yellow Gold

Ancient Byzantine Bronze Coin and Diamond 22 Karat Gold Pendant Necklace
By Vicki Orr
Located in Naples, FL
Authentic ancient Byzantine bronze coin (Justin II an Queen Sophia, 565 AD) and 3 diamonds (total
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2010s American Contemporary Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Gold, 22k Gold, Yellow Gold, Bronze

Ancient Greek Tetrobol Silver Coin Reversible Pendant on Oxidized Chain Necklace
By Vicki Orr
Located in Naples, FL
Authentic ancient Greek Tetrobol (Histiaia Euboia, 3rd Century BC) silver coin set in a hand-forged
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2010s American Contemporary Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Gold, 22k Gold, Yellow Gold, Silver, Sterling Silver

Ancient Greek Coin (Replica) Pendant with Head Wreath & Wheat, 0.07cts Diamonds
Located in Bozeman, MT
24kt gold and sterling silver pendant of an Ancient Greek Coin (Replica) with Head Wreath & Wheat
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2010s Turkish Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, Gold, 24k Gold, Yellow Gold, Silver, Sterling Silver

Ancient Athena, Wisdom Goddess, Coin (Replica) Charm Pendant, 24kt Gold & Silver
Located in Bozeman, MT
24kt Yellow Gold and Sterling Silver Coin-Charm Pendant Necklace of Athena (Sterling silver coin
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2010s Turkish Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Gold, 24k Gold, Yellow Gold, Silver, Sterling Silver

Ancient Athena, Wisdom Goddess, Coin (Replica) Charm Pendant, 24kt Gold & Silver
Ancient Athena, Wisdom Goddess, Coin (Replica) Charm Pendant, 24kt Gold & Silver
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H 0.55 in W 0.55 in D 0.13 in Dm 1 in L 22 in
24Kt Solid Gold, Ancient Bee Coin Charm Pendant Necklace with Diamond
Located in Bozeman, MT
Ancient Bee Coin Charm Pendant Necklace with Diamond, 24kt Solid Gold by Prehistoric Works of
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2010s Turkish Contemporary Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, Gold, 24k Gold, Yellow Gold

Ancient Greek 4th Century BC Silver Owl Coin 18K Gold Pendant
By Steven Battelle
Located in Soquel, CA
" coin from the ancient Greek colony of Amisos in the Pontos region on the shores of the Black Sea, near
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21st Century and Contemporary Balinese Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

18k Gold

Sacchi Ancient Roman Coin and Tourmaline Gemstone 18k Yellow Gold Pendant
By Sacchi Gioielli
Located in Rome, IT
Ancient Roman Coin and Tourmaline Satin Yellow Gold Pendant, from Sacchi’s Roma Collection, hand
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Contemporary Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Tourmaline, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Ancient Greek 5th Century BCE Silver Bull Coin 18k Gold Pendant
By Steven Battelle
Located in Soquel, CA
An authentic, finely detailed silver "nomos" coin from the ancient Greek colony of Thourioi in
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21st Century and Contemporary Balinese Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

18k Gold

Ancient Greek 5th Century BC Gemini Coin Diamond 18k Gold Pendant
By Steven Battelle
Located in Soquel, CA
A authentic silver "stater" coin from the Greek colony of Istros in ancient Thrace (now near the
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21st Century and Contemporary Balinese Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold

Ancient Greek 2nd Century BC Ephesus Bee Coin 22K Gold Pendant
By Steven Battelle
Located in Soquel, CA
An authentic ancient Greek silver "drachm" coin depicting a bee from Ephesus 202-150 BC, is held in
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21st Century and Contemporary American Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

22k Gold

Ancient Greek 2nd Century BC Owl Coin Diamonds 18K Gold Pendant
By Steven Battelle
Located in Soquel, CA
An authentic ancient Greek silver "tetradrachm" coin from Athens, Attica, 110-109 BC is set in a
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21st Century and Contemporary American Classical Greek Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold

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Ancient Coin Pendant For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, you can find the most appropriate ancient coin pendant for your needs in our varied inventory. Every item for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using Gold, 18k Gold and Yellow Gold. In our selection of items, you can find a vintage example as well as a contemporary version. Finding the perfect ancient coin pendant may mean sifting through those created during different time periods — you can find an early version that dates to the 18th Century and a newer variation that were made as recently as the 21st Century. There have been many well-made iterations of the classic ancient coin pendant over the years, but those made by DUBINI, Vicki Orr and Bvlgari are often thought to be among the most beautiful. An ancient coin pendant can make for a versatile accessory, but a selection from our variety of 23 Diamond versions can add an especially stylish touch. Today, if you’re looking for a round cut version of this piece and are unable to find the perfect match, our selection also includes cabochon and rose cut alternatives. Finding an ancient coin pendant for sale for women should be easy, but there are 54 pieces available to browse for unisex as well as men, too.

How Much is a Ancient Coin Pendant?

The price for an ancient coin pendant starts at $142 and tops out at $32,000 with these necklaces, on average, selling for $4,200.

Finding the Right pendant-necklaces for You

Whether you’re layering multiple jewelry pieces or opting for a single strand, vintage pendant necklaces are versatile accessories that can elevate your casual wear as easily as they can add a creative flourish to your formal attire.

The earliest jewelry was less about accessorizing than it was about wearers arming themselves with amulets. In Ancient Egypt, some amulets featured a loop so that they could be strung around one’s neck. While rubies have long been one of the few gemstones that can give diamonds a run for their money, members of some ancient civilizations valued the stones from the get-go, donning ruby pendants as well as other stones with the belief that these adornments would bring protection, healing powers or strength. Today, we still wear our charm bracelets and charm pendants around our necks for good luck.

Later, pendant necklaces, like most fine jewelry, were worn strictly by royalty or the upper class and conferred wealth and prestige. This changed over time, thankfully, as wearing jewelry became more widespread, a democratized means of personal expression.

During the 18th and 19th centuries, pendant necklaces evolved from their status as spiritual amulets, but the jewels still carried deep personal significance. Victorian pendants, in particular, were part of the “mourning jewelry” tradition. Wearers would embed their pendants with locks of hair from a deceased loved one as a way of grieving in the wake of a loss. In the case of cameo jewelry, some pendants were even decorated with miniature hand-carved portraits in a detailed raised relief. Today, portraiture is still a characteristic of many of the hand-carved pendant necklaces offered by Italian jewelry house Scala Gioielli.

Luxury fine jewelry brands such as Cartier, BVLGARI and David Yurman offer their own unique interpretations of the cherished accessory, embellishing platinum or gold pendant necklaces with diamonds, sapphires and other stones.

On 1stDibs, find an extraordinary range of vintage pendant necklaces and other necklaces today.

Questions About Ancient Coin Pendant
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 3, 2023
    What a coin necklace means is largely a matter of personal interpretation. Some people associate them with wealth and prosperity, while others think they are symbols of good fortune. Shop a selection of coin necklaces on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertAugust 17, 2021
    An ancient silver coin is called a Drachma. It is one of the world’s oldest coins and was the equivalent of the value of a handful of arrows.