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Athenian Owl Ancient Coin Pendant

Athenian Owl Ancient Coin Pendant

Regular price $3,640.00 USD
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Product Details:

  • Framed in 18kt yellow gold
  • Certified ancient coin (certificate of authenticity included with purchase)
  • Chain not included

Coin Details:

  • Late 3rd century BC
  • Minted in Arabia. Southern Saba'.
  • Denomination: Silver Drachm
  • Obverse: Owl standing right, head facing; olive spray and crescent to the left, monogram to lower right; all within incuse square.
  • Reverse: Helmeted head of Athena right; retrograde Sabaean on cheek.

Fun Facts: 

  • Athena, the goddes of both wisdom and war, was the patron goddess of Athens.
  • Heads or Tails? We often say that everything we do every day has a history. Did you know when you grab a coin for a coin flip and shout "Head or Tails" you are referencing the Athenian Owl? It is this coin that started the tradition-with the "Head" of Athena, and the "Tail" of the Owl.
  • A Presidential Pocket Piece: U.S President Theodore Roosevelt kept an Athenian Owl in his pocket for luck and protection.


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Return policy

Please get in touch with us at (254) 717-7431 for information about exchanging your product or returning it for store credit within 30 days of purchase. All exchanged items must be unworn with proof of purchase.

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