Keychain decorated with the design of a gold seal belonging to Ioannis Kapodistrias with a phoenix, the emblem of the first government of Greece (1827-1831). The mythical bird reborn from its ashes symbolized the rebirth of the Greek people.
Created on the occasion of the Benaki Museum’s anniversary exhibition 1821 Before and After.
Diameter 2.5 cm
Key ring with a coin from Aegina