Scarce! Ancient Byzantine Silver Gilded Ring With A Christogram Ihs 1200-1300 Ad
VERY FINE ANCIENT BYZANTINE SILVER GILDED RING WITH A CHRISTOGRAM IHS. Very fine details, most of the gilding still present. Clear depiction of the Christogram consisting of three letters IHS (Iesus Hominum Salvator) - translated ,, Jesus, saviour of humanity. A cross inscripted as a continuation of the letter ,, H. Five dots on the circular bezel. Size - 7 (USA), N 1/2 (UK). In Eastern Orthodox Church the Christogram is composed with letters X, P, I and X arranged into the cross. They are the first letters of one from two words in Greek language: Christ and Jesus Christ. In the Western culture there exist the compositions: "IHS" and also "IHC" being the first letters (iota-eta-sigma) of the name Jesus in Greek alphabet:?? ANCIENT BYZANTINE SILVER GILDED RING WITH A CHRISTOGRAM IHS 1200-1300 AD" is in sale since Friday, February 26, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\Roman". The seller is "spantiquities" and is located in Evesham.
This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Origin: Roman
- Antique: Yes
- Type: Rings
- Provenance: Ownership History Available
- Colour: Gold
- Material: Silver