Thasos Silver Tetradrachm After 148 BC Coin Pendant

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Thasos silver Tetradrachm minted after 148 BC.

Obverse: Head of young Dionysos wreathed in ivy and band across forehead

Reverse: Hercules holding club, lion's skin over arm; legend surrounding

Custom mounted into a 14k yellow gold bezel pendant, measuring approximately 1.75 inches from the top of the bail to the bottom of the bezel, 1 and 3/8ths inches across.

A rich and fertile island off the southern coast of Thrace, Thasos possessed prolific gold mines and had a controlling interest in many of the silver mines on the mainland.


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