Hexagonal pendant set with a double-solidus of Constantine the Great struck at Sirmium in AD 321 to commemorate the second consulship of Constantine's sons Crispus and Constantine II.
Coin-set pendant by Unknown Artist, 324–388
© British Museum
- 9 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £20,000 ( Total: £193,000)
- Acquired in:
- Private collection
6 miniature busts of mythological figures surround the coin. They are embossed, chased, engraved and, like the coin, are encircled by a plain collar.
Sold as part of a collection of jewellery and coins at Christie's 1970; Private colletion, Geneva.