Ancient coin, Istros (Mythical Spartan Twins), set in 14kt gold pendant with rose cut champagne diamond on bail.
7.3 grams 14kt gold, .15 carat rose cut diamond.
Coin: Moesia, Istros, Thrace, AR Drachm, 18mm, 5.54 gm, Good-VF, Circa 280-256/5 BC.
O: Twin heads (Dioscuri) facing, one inverted.
R: Sea eagle left, grasping dolphin with talons; IΣTPI(H) above, possible control mark below dolphin.
This remarkable type of coinage has usually been explained as a representation of the Dioscuri (Dios kourio), meaning the "youths of Zeus", whose cult was prevalent on the coasts of the Euxine.
All coins are authentic and come with a certificate of authenticity,
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