14kt Gold Soldier Cross

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Solid 14kt Gold

Dimensions: 3/4″ wide by 1 3/8″ high

It is reported that this Russian Orthodox cross was given to troops by the Tsar of Russia. This design incorporates the St. Andrew Cross with extensive lettering “King of Glory” appears in Slavonic abbreviation at the top. IC XC for “Jesus Christ” is on the upper cross bar, “Сын Божий” for “Son of God” on the lower cross bar. At the base there is a skull with a Г and an А on either side for “the skull of Adam”, and the letters МЛРБ for “the place of the skull has become Paradise”. To the left upright is a spear, and the right a staff with a sponge. On the reverse side is the Slavonic verse, “Let God arise”