Icon Reproduction - ICXC / NIKA Cross
This Christogram was common in the early church. Partly abbreviated form of the Greek ᾽Ιησου̑ς Ξριστὸς νίκα, “Jesus Christ, conquer,” or ᾽Ιησου̑ς Ξριστὸς νικι̑, “Jesus Christ conquers” (DOC 3.1:231).
Inspired by Constantine I's vision at the Milvian Bridge.
Dimensions 5" x 10"
This icon reproduction is classically mounted with protective wax.