About the Piece
A 2.81 gr silver Drachm coin from Caria. Rhodes. Xenophantos magistrate 170-150 BC with the radiate head of Helios looking right on one side, a rose bud with small rams head in an incuse square on the other, set in 22k gold and hanging 1" long from bail.
In ancient Greek mythology, the god Helios was seen riding across the sky driving a horse-drawn chariot during the day, like the sun. Due to his affiliation to the sun, Helios was seen to be an all-seeing witness and was invoked when oaths were made.
You can feel confident that this coin is genuine, each coin has been inspected and approved to be authentic by a professional Numismatic who specializes in ancient coinage. A certificate is provided with this piece which states the information regarding its origin.