Made by Castellani (Italian, 1814-1930)
5.9 x 4 x .9 cm (2 5/16 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silver coin set in gold
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Pendant with coin (Roman stater of Velia, 4th century B.C.), set in circular gold frame with evenly-spaced emanating rays terminating in small beads. Pin and clasp on reverse for use as a brooch.
1963, gift of Aimee Lamb (b. 1893 - d. 1989), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 11, 1963)
Gift of Miss Aimée Lamb