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Byzantine Silver Chi-Rho Pendant
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Auction ended on December 16th, 2010 UTC
Byzantine Silver Chi-Rho Pendant
5th-8th century AD. An openwork circular pendant with 'XP' (chi and rho) monogram within, the letters alpha and omega inserted between the arms of the chi; traces of gilding within the design; suspension loop attached above the rho. Silver-gilt, 7.19 grams, 33 mm. From an old English collection.
Very fine condition, complete.
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