An Alexander the Great silver Tetradrachm pendant set in a modern 18ct gold frame with a loop attached to the top for suspension. The frame displays a London hallmark. The front of the pendant features the coins obverse, the profile head of Alexander the Great dressed as Herakles, wearing the Nemean lion-skin headdress. The reverse of the coin depicts the Greek god Zeus, seated to the left on a throne, holding an eagle in his right hand and sceptre in his left. The Greek inscription ΑΛΕΞΑΝ∆ΡΟΥ is written vertically to the right of the figure of Zeus. The legend, written in the genitive case, translates as, ALEXANDROY, meaning [the coinage] ‘of Alexander’.
Please note, the chain is for reference only, we do have chains available upon enquiry.
Date: Circa 336-323 BC