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This is a rare ancient Roman silver signet ring, engraved with an early Christian Chi-Rho monogram. The monogram is cut into the bezel, the correct way around (rather than in mirror form to be used as a seal) as such would have likely been set with niello enamel. Such finger rings which boldly bare the Christian monogram, would have been worn by Christians after emperor Constantine the Great made Christianity legal. Before the 4th century Christians used secret symbols and devices to…

Ancient Roman Early Christian Chi-Rho Silver Signet Ring c.