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    Roman Republic Silver Denarius Pegasus Coin 90 BC Sterling Silver Pendant | Artifact #9427

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    Roman Republic Silver Denarius circa 90 BC Necklace with Pegasus... the Messenger of the Muse

    Please Note: This is an authentic Ancient Roman Treasure Coin, and you will receive the exact pendant in the photographs and description.

    Before the Roman Empire, there was the Roman Republic… where ancient Rome was ruled by the powerful Senate and moneyers were responsible for creating the coins used by the citizens of this rising power.

    This silver coin, a Denaruis, was minted by moneyer Q. Titius in 90 BC. It pictures the legendary winged horse - Pegasus on the front (obverse). Pegasus was the messenger of the Muse... carrying creative inspiration from the muse to mortals. On the back (reverse) is the portrait of the god Bacchus - the god of wine, revelry and the theater. 

    Our ancient coin pendants are a favorite of history fans, students, travel buffs and teachers… and anyone with a love of the past. Our Roman jewelry is designed to be worn by men or women will accommodate both large and small chain and leather necklaces.

    Your Roman Treasure Coin Pendant

    • Denomination: Denaruis
    • Moneyer: Q. Tutius
    • Date & Mint: circa 90 BC, Rome
    • Coin Metal: Silver
    • Bezel Metal: Proprietary, Non-Tarnishing Sterling Silver
    • Metal Smith: Robert Lewis Knecht
    • Articulating Bail Interior Diameter: Will accommodate chain or leather necklace up to 5.8 mm
    • Coin Obverse: Pegasus, the winged horse who carries creative inspiration from the Muse to mortals
    • Coin Reverse: Head right of Mutinus Titinus wearing winged diadem
    • Size: 3/4" / 20mm Across, 1 1/4" / 32mm Tall - about the size of a U.S. quarter including the bezel setting

    April's Notes: One of the most coveted of all Roman Republic issues... you can see the signs of being buried, while still having some wonderful detail.  This coin is a classic example of early Roman coinage. It was passed through countless hands - Roman soldiers and citizens whose lives live on through their coins. Note the “Banker’s Mark” circled in red. This mark was made by a banker or merchant who was testing to see if the coin was counterfeit - just copper, with a thin silver wash. They took a small tool and hammered it into the coin to see if the metal below the surface was also silver. It was. Just another day in the Roman Republic!

    (Please note: this information and much more will appear on your customized Certificate of Authenticity.)

    Each ancient Roman coin was hand-struck by three people, and at the height of the Roman empire, coins were minted throughout the sprawling territories – even in military camps where coins were minted to pay soldiers. Lost or purposely hoarded, this ancient Roman Coin was discovered by metal detector and professionally conserved for a lifetime of enjoyment.

      Your Roman Coin Pendant comes with:

      1. Our 100% Authentic Lifetime Guarantee
      2. A Detailed, Multi-Page Color Certificate of Authenticity Researched and Written by April Knecht
      3. Historic Brief: The Coins of the Roman Republic & Empire
      4. Mini Museum Display for when you are not wearing your treasure
      5. A Treasure Jewelry Care Card