Pendant with Roman coin depicting the Good Fortune

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Jewels with coins, Roman intaglios stones and micro-mosaics

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Pendant with Roman coin depicting the Good Fortune

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Jewels with coins, Roman intaglios stones and micro-mosaics

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Monetary jewels - Pendants

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Serra - Roma / Jewelry

In this sterling silver pendant is set an authentic Roman silver coin ( I cent. B.C.) depicting a Bonus Eventus, for Romans the God of good fortune. ” Bon event” is written near the head of the God; on the other side of the coin we can see a “puteal”, (named “Scribonianum”, which was erected in the Forum near the Arch of Fabius ) , above well-head ornamented with two Lyres, tongs and festons. SCRIBON below. Lucio Scribonio Libone (62 BC ) was a consul and a military chief. He was the co-father in law of Pompeo Magno and during the Civil War he followed Pompeo.