Quarto di Fiorino

Golden Lily, the icon of Florence

Quarto di Fiorino, 24 kt gold. Finely crafted by hand.

€450.00
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Fiorino Collection

Quarto di Fiorino

PE.0056.M+PE0056.MC

Quarto di Fiorino, 24 kt gold. Finely crafted by hand.

€450.00

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Golden Lily, the icon of Florence

In 1252 the quarter of florin came to light when the gold Florin of 1252 had already more than doubled its value to the lira. His equivalent was already 40/50 soldi. In this period Charles of Valois expelled Dante Alighieri from the territory of the Florentine Republic.

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  • Metal: 24 kt gold (coin), 18 kt yellow gold (cover ring and chain).
  • Finishing: the pendant is hand made with the technique of lost wax casting, Native Gold finish.
  • Pendant diameter: 1,5 cm.
  • Product code: PE.0056.M+PE0056.MC
  • Insured Shipping within 15 working days.

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An ancient tradition that still lives on today

The oldest literary testimony available to us is that of the Roman jurist Sesto Pomponio from the second century BC, who attests, even in his day, the custom of using "pro gemmis" ancient coins, gold or silver. In the 13th century Florence, with the birth of the Fiorino d'Oro, the very ladies of the time brought great attention to jewellery that included the coin that had the power to make Florence excel at the center of the financial system known at the time. Today, as then, Torrini proposes this ancient custom.

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The oldest literary testimony available to us is that of the Roman jurist Sesto Pomponio from the second century BC, who attests, even in his day, the custom of using "pro gemmis" ancient coins, gold or silver. In the 13th century Florence, with the birth of the Fiorino d'Oro, the very ladies of the time brought great attention to jewellery that included the coin that had the power to make Florence excel at the center of the financial system known at the time. Today, as then, Torrini proposes this ancient custom.

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