Gold and coin choker, 'Gemme Nummarie', Bulgari, 1970s
20,000 - 30,000 CHF
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Composed of a tubogas band, the front decorated with three twenty franc gold coins, one with the head of Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary, one from the French Republic showing the head of Marianne, and one with the profile of Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, length approximately 390mm, signed Bulgari, pouch stamped Bulgari.
Cf.: Daniela Mascetti and Amanda Triossi, Bulgari, Milan, 2007, pgs. 130-151 and 175-176 for other examples of coin jewels.