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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.

Provenance

1963, gift of Aimee Lamb (b. 1893 - d. 1989), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 11, 1963)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée Lamb

Victorian, about 1870–80

Dimensions

5.9 x 4 x .9 cm (2 5/16 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2002.116

Medium or Technique

Silver coin set in gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants