The cross is the symbol of Christ's suffering at the hands of the Roman authorities, his death on the cross and his sacrifice. It is the most important Christian symbol and the identifying sign of the faith. Different forms of the cross sometimes have specific meanings.
Copper-gilt, pierced, set with enamelled silver bosses, enamelled gold rosettes and glass pastes
Museum no. 145-1882
Museum no. M.388-1956
Silver, engraved and chased with cast elements
Museum no. M.160-1956