Large Ancient Roman Coin Pendant set in Bronze Pendant and heavy matching Bronze Chain.
Large Ancient Roman Bronze Coin Pendant set in Bronze Pendant and heavy matching Bronze Chain.
Front of coin shows the prow of a Galleon warship.
A galley is a type of ship that is propelled mainly by rowing. The galley is characterized by its long, slender hull, shallow draft and low freeboard (clearance between sea and railing). Virtually all types of galleys had sails that could be used in favorable winds, but human strength was always the primary method of propulsion. This allowed galleys to navigate independently of winds and currents. The galley originated among the seafaring civilizations around the Meditteranian sea in the late second millennium BC and remained in use in various forms until the early 19th century.
Galleys were the warships used by the early Mediterranean naval powers, including the Greeks, Phoenicians and Romans. They remained the dominant types of vessels used for war and piracy in the Mediterranean Sea until the last decades of the 16th century. As warships, galleys carried various types of weapons throughout their long existence,
Our handmade Old World Bronze chain measures 24 inches in length. ( Can be shortened or lengthened if needed)
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