Lot 1188: Byzantine Gold Key with Cross
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 9th-10th century AD. A gold key in the form of a processional cross with equal-armed cross to the top in an omega-shaped loop with suspension ring above; tapering column shaped body with central rib; to the base a roundel with equal-armed cross. 11.85 grams, 55mm (2 1/4"). From the important collection of Christian artefacts formed by a London gentleman, 1970s-1980s.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.