A Roman Ae25 coin minted for Philip II in Nisibis, Mesopotamia, surrounded by a crystal pendant mount. The coin features the profile bust of the Emperor, facing left, radiate, draped and cuirassed. His head is surrounded by the Greek legend AYTOK K M IOYΛI ΦIΛIΠΠOC CЄB. The reverse depicts the frontal image of Tyche, seated within a tetrastyle temple. Above her head is a ram leaping to the right while facing left. To the lower right, there is a half-length figure of the river-god swimming right. The legend reads IOY CЄΠ KOΛΩ NЄCIBI MHT.
The coin is encased in a custom-made modern stainless steel bezel to the obverse, decorated with high quality faceted crystal. On the reverse there is a silver mount, to stabilise the coin within its frame. The pendant is hung from a silver chain, included with the piece.
Dimension listed below measure from clasp to the end of the pendant.
Date: Circa AD 247-249.