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Aegina's sea turtle - first Ancient Greek coin - Symbol of Longevity, Stability, Protection - Meander Design - Pendant - 925 Sterling Silver

Aegina's sea turtle - first Ancient Greek coin - Symbol of Longevity, Stability, Protection - Meander Design - Pendant - 925 Sterling Silver

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The island of Aegina was the earliest state in European Greece to adopt the use of coined money. Ancient tradition, which ascribed to Pheidon, king of Argos, the credit of having been the first to strike coins in this island, is perhaps due to the undisputed priority over all other coins of European Greece of the oldest staters of the Turtle type. Symbol of longevity, protection and stability. Generally, the turtle is seen to represent self-containment, earthiness, patience and a steady approach to life. It is often thought to be the wisest of souls among the animal kingdom.

Meander symbolizes as well the bonds of friendship, of love and devotion and that’s the reason it’s often given as marriage gift. It can symbolize as well the four cardinal points, the 4 seasons, waves – especially in the round version of it, or snakes, among others.
The pendant is crafted with extra care in 925 Sterling Silver. It 's Handmade in Greece, the diameter size is 2.15 cm(excluding the bails) and weighs approximately 6 g. This pendant is without the chain

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