ROMAN SPIRITUAL PENDANT C.100 BC-100 AD
Silvered bronze. Pagan era and embodying the symbol deemed to bring divine intervention. Circular, 7/8” height of shield shape and domed section with the edge beaded to represent the Wheel of Fortune, symbolizing Fortuna, Goddess of Good Fortune. The early correspondent to the later holy medals. Worn as decoration, a sign of faith, tribute to the specific Goddess and in anticipation of her favor. Professionally refurbished with the silver overlay restored, on a sterling silver chain for modern wear.