* A Roman Silver Luna Pendant, Roman Imperial Period, ca. 1st - 2nd century CE


$950 USD

In the shape of a crescent moon with pinched rounded terminals, a wide ribbed suspension loop attached to the top. Such amulets were considered protection from the evil eye and negative feelings, the Romans considered them a sign of good fortune. Strung for wearing on a 20-inch sterling silver chain.

Dimensions: Length: 2.3 cm (0.90 inches), strung on a 20-inch sterling silver chain.

Condition: Intact and in very good condition overall.

Provenance: Alex Malloy collection, acquired in the 1980s - early 1990s.