Plate with IHC Christogram

Photo: Surrey County Council CC BY SA2.0
Object type: Buckle
Period: Roman
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 24/09/2021
Location: Wiltshire


A late Medieval copper alloy plate engraved with an IHC Christogram. IHC denote the first three letters of the Greek name of Jesus, ΙΗΣΟΥΣ. These may also be represented as “IHS”, “JHS” or “JHC”.