17th-18th century, Orthodox rite. Gilt bronze, just under 1 3/4” total height. Raised border delineating the cross with broad beams, the cross beam above center, and enclosing a narrow beam cross with Cyrillic ciphers at the terminals. Reverse with a similar cross outlined with Cyrillic inscriptions. The outside edges in flowing baroque elements. Surface textured from burial. Professionally refurbished with the 24karat gold surface restored and on a modern polished leather neck cord for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.