Russian Orthodox Silver Gilded Cross | 0932


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18th century, sterling silver gilded Orthodox cross, with a three barred cross and Slavonic and Greek lettering on the front, with original silver chain. On the reverse there is more Slavonic lettering. The clasp is inscribed with ☧, the "Chi Rho" symbol of the early Christians, which is an image of the precious Cross depicted by means of the first two letters of "Christ" in Greek.

Size: 2 3/8 x 1 ½ in (6 x 4 cm) cross, 15 ¾ in (40 cm)