Pendants – Ethiopia

Photo credit – Ingrid Langerak
Posted by – Ingrid Langerak

Three silver thalers. Two on the left back and front side A Thaler from Ethiopia of Emperor Menelik II, around 1910-20 back and front. Showing the Emperor’s face, en face, and on the back the Lion of Judah with its crown. The first on the right the Maria Theresa Thaler from Austria. This was the used coin in Ethiopia and from which most of the old jewellery was made by using thalers for its 835 silver content.

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