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A pierced silver pendant with the letters ‘IHS’ above three nails & below the cross; symbols of the crucifixion. ‘IHS’ are the first three letters of the name Jesus in Greek (ΙΗΣΟΥΣ), often used as a Christian emblem. Spanish, late 16th / early 17th century. 6.7cm overall height x 4cm wide, 6.8 grams.