ROMAN CONSTANTINE "THE GREAT" COIN PENDANT IN
14K YELLOW GOLD
bronze Roman coin of Constantine features a wonderful chocolate patina richly
contrasting with the 14K yellow gold high polish pendant setting.
Constantine the Great, as he is famously known, was the first ruler of
the Roman Empire to convert to Christianity.
Constantine the Great was
encamped with his army at the Milvian Bridge, heavily outnumbered by the
armies of his challenger Maxentius, across the river. While
Constantine prayed to one of his gods, he and many of his army troops who
were with him, reported seeing a vision in the heavens above the sun of a
trophy with a cross at its top and light surrounding it.
Simultaneously, they all heard a voice say, "Conquer by
Constantine placed the sign of Christ on his standards and had it painted
on his shields. Constantine won the day with a decisive victory and
Maxentius, thrown from the Milvian Bridge, was drowned when the weight of
his armor caused him to sink into the mud and ooze at the bottom of the
River Tiber. His body was recovered the day after the battle.
From this point on, Christianity became the official religion of the
Empire and the capitol was moved from Rome to Constantinople (modern day
A wonderful and important artifact from this ancient
culture. The coin is well-centered and of the fine detail and
patina. Very classy!!!
diameter is a very impressive 24 mm, the size of a U.S. quarter.
desired, add $155
for chain shown, for
a 16" 14KY gold popcorn chain.