Priest's pectoral silver cross

Cross, pectoral

Materials:

Silver

Dimensions:

H 4.625 in x W 2.375 in x D .312 in

Accession Number:

1.2011

Credit Line:

Purchase. 2011

Description

Silver priest’s pectoral cross with chain, relief image of Christ on cross. On frint is engraved: “ГДЬ ЦРЬ СЛВЫ IС ХС НИКА” on cross, “I.H.Ц.I” over Christ’s head on crucifix, “ г.а.” under skull. On back is engraved: “ОБРАЗЪ БУДИ ВѢРНЫМЪ СЛОВОМЪ, ЖИТIEMЪ, ЛЮБОВIЮ, ДУХОМЪ, ВѢРОЮ, ЧИСТОТОЮ. а тiмоѳ д. вi. ЛѢТА ["1896" in Slavonic numerals] МАЯ ДI ДНЯ,” incised cypher of Nicholas II.

Inscriptions & Markings

Мark: “А.Л.” in rectangle; “84” and St. Petersburg coat of arms (?) in oval.