This coin depicts the Emperor Justin the II. He presided over the city of Constantinople, a very diverse metropolis that combined Western and Eastern culture in a rich melting pot. It was a trading port, where various religious groups mixed, and women were independent and powerful. A culture glinting with gold, spices, spirituality, politics, and learning. The pendant is studded with jade.
Handcrafted and individually cast. Each piece is unique, which we believe is what gives it its beauty. Nickel and lead free.