Presented here, a rare cross with "eyes", which is the characteristic cross belonging to the Spanish Inquisition. It probably was part of a big rosary. It is made in sterling silver (professionally acid tested).
The Tribunal of the Holy Office of the Inquisition (Spanish: Tribunal del Santo Oficio de la Inquisición), commonly known as the Spanish Inquisition (Spanish: Inquisición española), was established in 1478 by the Catholic Monarchs, King Ferdinand II of Aragon and Queen Isabella I of Castile. It was intended to maintain Catholic orthodoxy in their kingdoms and to replace the Medieval Inquisition, which was under Papal control.
MEASURES: 71 X 39mm
TOTAL WEIGHT: 4.50 grams
ESTIMATED AGE: circa 1820
GENERAL CONDITIONS: very good general conditions, it only has a dent at the end of the left arm of the cross, please refer to the pictures.
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