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Lot 0003
  • Item: Medieval Christian Convert's Cross
  • Date: 800-1000 A.D.
  • Material: Silver overlay
  • Size: 7/8 inch

    Complying with Charlemagne's order that all conquered peoples convert to Christianity under penalty of death! The Franks rose to power and in 800 A.D. Charlemagne was crowned the first Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire. Northern Europe and later Italy fell to his armies. The condition for peace was acceptance of Christianity, under penalty of death. Conversion was effective and Northern Europeans, primarily Saxons, wore small crosses to affirm their Christianity.

    No Reserve:
    This lot starts at $1 and has no reserve as a courtesy so that collectors can determine the true market value on this authentic item.

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $9.95 to anywhere within the Continental U.S.
  • International: Flat-rate of $12.95 to anywhere worldwide

    Authenticity:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic. Please contact us if there is a misrepresentation so that the item can be returned.

    Your purchase is protected:
    In the rare event that your purchase from this auction does not meet your expectations, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. If the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, U.S. buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.

    All items purchased in this sale are accompanied by a signed and dated Certificate of Authenticity with the name of the item and its unique item number for future reference.

    Certificates are suitable for display with your item, and can easily be mounted in a 8½" x 5½" frame. Certificates are printed on an acid free 65lb cardstock. This means your certification will not turn yellow or deteriorate over time.
  • Condition

    Professionally refurbished with the silver overlay restored, on a modern sterling silver chain for contemporary wear.

    Starting Bid

    $1.00

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    • 10%

    Medieval Christian Convert's Cross 9-11th C

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