The leaping hare, this animal was sacred to the god Pan, who had a temple in Messana and was widely worshipped there. The dolphin below the hare harks back to the original name of Messana, Zankle ("sickle"), so named for its crescent-shaped harbor, of which the leaping dolphin's arched shape became a visual allegory.

 

The Hare is a symbol of speed, rebirth and fertility.

 

Reproduction of a coin from c. 425-421 BC, Sicily, Italy (Greek at the time)

Inscription: MEΣ-ΣA-N-IO-N

 

• Handmade solid yellow bronze coin reproduction.

• Soldered tube bail on top

• The pendant is 1 " x 1". 

• Signed in the back by artist

• One sided coin

• Different 14k gold filled chain options. Gold filled has 100 times more gold than plated thus does not rub or peel off.

• Antiqued solid sterling silver chain options

• 3mm black leather option (named medium leather)

• Nickel free.

Antiqued Hare and Dolphin Greek Coin Pendant Necklace

$95.00Price