Custom Design Jewelry

Most of our customers seeking custom designed work are interested in having a ring made in a particular finger size or with a certain type of coin or ancient historical figure. You have the option of providing us with your own coin or we can locate one that fits your requirements.

The price of an item varies greatly depended on the type and quality of the ancient coin, the material used (gold or silver), and the amount of time and labor to complete the work.

Example: Silver Option $399 silver ring with customer supplied coin

Coins of Time offers the very best quaility and service. If you are interested in having a jewlery piece made with a coin, please email me at

Roman Emperor Ring

Coin of Emperor Nero in Gold Ring

Sample Coin Selection for Custom Rings

Julius Caesar, ruler of Rome and lover of Cleopatra, was not actually a Roman Emperor. His title at the time of his death in 44 BC was Perpetual Dictator covering the period of the end of the Roman Republic. Caesar was a brilliant military commander with a panache for self promotion as illustrated by his famous phrase" I came, I saw, I conquered".

This coin of the elephant crushing a serpent is from 49-48 BC when Caesar crossed the Rubicon to challenge Pompey and the Roman Senate. It was made by a mint travelling with Casear in order to pay his troops.

Julius Caesar (49-44 BC)


This denarius coin of Tiberius is commonly known as the 'Tribute Penny'. It is believed to be the coin that Jesus referred to when he was asked about paying taxes to Rome. Jesus, referring to a "penny" asked, "Whose is this image and superscription?" When told it was Caesar, He said, ''Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's and unto God the things that are God's" (Matthew 22:20-21). The term 'penny' is from the 1611 King James translation of the Bible, which translated the denarius as similar to the english penny. Tiberius was Emperor of Rome at the time of the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ


Emperor Tiberius (14-30 AD)


Domitian (pronounced - doe mission) was the youngest son of Emperor Vespasian (69-79 AD) and younger brother of the preceding Emperor Titus (79 -81 AD). Domitian was emperor between 81 to 96 AD.

Emperor Domitian (81-96 AD)


Marcus Aurelius was the last of the "Five Good Emperors". He was considered an outstanding ruler both militarily and intellectually. He defeated Parthian Empire, the arch nemeis of Rome and successful defended the Roman borders against the various German tribes which presented a perenial threat to the Roman Empire.

Marcus Aurelius' work "Meditations" (in Greek) is revered as a literary monument to duty and service in government. He symbolized the Platonic ideal of a philosopher-king and the finer points of Roman civilization.

Emperor Marcus Aurelius (161-180 AD)


The Roman Emperor Trajan was considered one of the most significant Emperors of Rome. He oversaw the greatest expansion of the Empire throughout its history and his long reign brought great stability and wealth to Rome. He spent most of his life on military campaign.


Emperor Trajan (98-117 AD)


Antoninus Pius was viewed as the ideal Emperor. Classical scholars admired him for his intelligence, diplomatic skill, tolerance and wisdom. His twenty three year reign provided relative peace and financially stability to the Roman empire


Emperor Antoninius (138-160 AD)


Vespasian became Emperor due to his high standing within the Roman army for his military triumphs and surpression of the Jewish revolt in Judea. He offered stability to Rome after the civil wars following the assassation of Emperor Nero. Vespasian inacted many financial reforms and undertook numerous public works such as the Colessum.

Both his two sons, Titus and Domitian, succeeded him as Emperor.

Emperor Vespasian (69-79AD)


Alexander the Great (336-323BC)

Alexander the Great (323 BC)