• Central American Quarter Real Earrings Circa 1893
    Central American Quarter Real Earrings Circa 1893
    These quarter real coins were minted in the Central American country of Guatemala. Guatemala was the seat of the Mayan civilization until the Conquistadors arrived in the 16th century and claimed Guatemala for Spain. Spain ruled the country until 1821 when Guatemala declared its independence from Spain and became a state in the Central American Republic. In the year 1840 Guatemala became truly independent as its own Republic. Although independent of Spain, this coin features a rampant lion, a mainstay of images displayed on Spanish coinage since the time of Ferdinand and Isabella. The obverse has two smoking volcanic mountains with a long rayed sun overhead. Dated 1888 Framing: 14kt These quarter real coins were minted in the Central American country of Guatemal...
    765-01242
  • Crusder Coin Earrings Circa 1163-1188
    Crusder Coin Earrings Circa 1163-1188
    These coins were minted in Antioch which became the base for the Apostle Paul's missionary journeys, where Jesus' followers were first called Christians├é┬Ł (Acts 11:26) and where the Gospel of Matthew was probably written. The city and its massive walls also played an important role during the Crusades. Featured on the reverse of the silver denier is a cross (the cross of Jerusalem, the Crusader's cross or the Maltese cross). The Maltese cross is a symbol of the Christian warrior, of protection, a badge of honor. The eight points on the Maltese cross symbolize the chivalric virtues: Loyalty; Piety; Frankness; Braveness; Glory and Honor; Contempt of Death; Helpfulness towards the Poor and the Sick; and Respect for the Church. Firefighters use the symbol today as their badge of honor and bravery. This coin was minted under the rule of Bohemond III, portrait on obverse around 1163 to 1188 and hand framed in argentium silver with an omega clip. These coins were minted in Antioch which became the base for the Apostle Paul's ...
    765-01243
  • Spanish Bust Half Escudo Earrings Circa 1756 & 1752
    Spanish Bust Half Escudo Earrings Circa 1756 & 1752
    These gold coins, referred to as bust or portrait, were minted in Madrid, Spain and are dated 1756. These coin were legal tender in the United States until 1853. The artifacts are hand set in 18kt gold earrings with omega clip and post. These gold coins, referred to as bust or portrait, were minted in Madrid, Spain ...
    765-01241
  • Spanish Bust Half Real Earrings Circa 1825
    Spanish Bust Half Real Earrings Circa 1825
    These half real coins, referred to as a bust or portrait, were minted in Mexico City and dated 1825. The coins were legal tender in the United States until 1853 and are framed in argentium silver. These half real coins, referred to as a bust or portrait, were minted in Mexico ...
    765-01240