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R002 300 1 700x536 - Alexander the great ring

Alexander the great ring

£850

Sterling silver coin of Alexander the Great set in 18K yellow gold.
Handmade in Rome.

 

DEPICTED ON THE COIN

Obverse: Head of Herakles right wearing lion-skin headdress

 

HISTORY

Herakles was the greatest hero of the Greeks. Born of the Greek god Zeus and made mortal, he attained divine status by accomplishing 12 great tasks on Earth know as the 12 labours of Herakles. The idea of a man becoming a god obviously was an attractive image for Alexander. The headdress that appears on the head of Herakles is the lion skin of the fierce Nemean lion that he killed during his first labour.

 

This ring may be ordered with a lead time of 2-3 weeks. Email us at contact@dubini.co.uk to order a custom-made piece.

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