Byzantine Revival Gold Necklace Featuring a Byzantine Gold Coin Emperor Justinian I

SKU FJ.5751
Circa

527 AD to 565 AD

Medium

Gold

Origin

Israel

Gallery Location

USA


 

This genuine ancient coin from the golden era of the Byzantine Empire has been mounted in a high karat antique gold necklace. The intricate gold work shown here was a hallmark of the court jewelers of Constantinople. It was common practice to incorporate precious coins into jewelry as a symbol of political affiliation. This necklace, dramatic yet subtle, is completely at ease with those Byzantine traditions.

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