< RETURN TO JEWELRY COLLECTION

Athenian Silver Tetradrachm - FJ.2838
Origin: Greece (Island of Rhodes)
Circa: 490 BC to 322 BC

Collection: Greek Coin Rings
Medium: Silver/Gold

*CLICK ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE*

When we think of the Classical world, it is Athens and her lasting achievements, which come immediately to mind. The architectural glories of the Parthenon, the dramas and comedies of her playwrights, the works of Plato, even the institution of democracy itself, all sprang from this one rich source. This splendid coin, depicting Athena (goddess of wisdom) on one side and her sacred owl on the other, was minted in that Golden Age. To wear it today is to connect us with a remarkable past, and to affirm our belief in its enduring heritage. - (FJ.2838)

 

 

Home | About Us | Exhibits | Contact Us | Services | Publications | Search | Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy | Security

Fayez Barakat, Art From Ancient Lands, Barakat Publications, Ancient Jalisco Art, Ancient Colima Art, Ancient Nayarit Art, Art of Ancient Africa, Roman Oil Lamps,
Roman Coin Jewelry, African Masks, Sand Core Glass, Egyptian Scarabs, Classical Antiquities, Pre-Columbian Jade, Pre-Columbian Gold
Animals on Coins, Emperor Maurice Tiberius, Emperor Marcus Aurelius, Islamic Gold Coins, Athenian Tetradrachms
Emperor Constantine 1 the Great, Emperor Antoninus Pius, Emperor Commodus, Ancient Jewish Coins, Bactrian Coins, Emperor Justinian,
Emperor Elagabalus, Alexander the Great Tetradrachms, Egyptian Antiquities, Biblical Antiquities, Classical Antiquities, Near Eastern Art,
Byzantine Art,Pre-Columbian Art, African & Tribal Art, Asian Art, Chinese Art, Russian Icons, Coin Jewelry, Greek Coins, Roman Coins, Byzantine Coins

405 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills CA 90210 | Phone:310.859.8408 | Fax 310.276.1346
58 Brook Street, London W1K 5DT, UK Tel: +44 (0) 207 493.7778 | Fax: +44 (0) 207 493.9593
Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Email Barakat Gallery | Contact Web Master/Designer