Constantine or otherwise Coin Necklace

Constantine was, during the Byzantine years, a gold coin whose type resembles a hagiography of the Emperors St. Constantine and St. Ελένης. In 326 AD St. Helen traveled to the city of Jerusalem with the ultimate goal of finding the Holy Cross. When he found the Holy Cross, he cut it in two. He left one piece in Jerusalem and the other piece he transported to Istanbul. According to tradition, the sawdust that resulted from this process, was included in a crucible along with other precious metals, from the mixture of which the Constantinates were created. an easy birth, while during the Revolution of 1821 they were worn by the Greek revolutionaries to protect them on the battlefield.

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