The casting of an originally Roman Aureus
As a model of the offered coin pendant served a golden coin (aureus) of the Flavian time. The coin fabricated out of tin was gold plated additionally with 22ct. The diameter of the coin pendant is circa 1,8 cm and with its movable eye connected to a long leather ribbon. The delivery comes in a jewellery packaging.
- material: tin with additionally 22ct gold plate
- diameter: 1,8 cm
- weight: 6g
- movable eye
- sufficiently long leather ribbon
The coin inscription
The front side of the coin shows the right profile of the Roman ruler Domitian. The rim's inscription says: "CAESAR AVG F DOMITIANVS". On the back a cornucopia (cornu copiae) is imaged, together with the inscription "COS III" ("in the 3rd year of the consulate of Domitianus"). The cornucopia in the Roman Antiquity was a mythological symbol of luck and stood for fertility, wealth and abundance.
Unloved son and emperor
Titus Flavius Domitianus (or shortly Domitian) was born as the youngest son of the Roman emperor Titus Flavius Vespasianus and his wife Flavia Domitilla, on the 24th of October 51 in Rome.
In the years of the ruling of the emperor Titus Domitian together with his brother equipped the consulate. after his sudden death, on the 13th of September 81, Domitian followed his legitimate dynastic succession as the third and last emperor of the Flavian Dynasty.
With the purchase of that coin pendant you not only will become the owner of a extraordinary piece f jewellery, but also you receive a replica, whose fiscal original marks the political confusions of the early time of the Roman Empire.
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