Ad Crucem Christmon - IHC Christogram in Circle
$ 7.00 $ 8.50
White Acrylic Christmon available in two different sizes, Medium 3.5" and Large 4.5"
Extra large sizes and different materials are available upon request.
In the Latin-speaking Christianity of medieval Western Europe (and so among Catholics and many Protestants today), the most common Christogram became "IHS" or "IHC", denoting the first three letters of the Greek name of Jesus, ΙΗΣΟΥΣ, or ΙΗΣ.
The Greek letter iota is represented by I, and the eta by H, while the Greek letter sigma is either in its lunate form, represented by C, or its final form, represented by S. Because the Latin-alphabet letters I and J were not systematically distinguished until the 17th century, "JHS" and "JHC" are equivalent to "IHS" and "IHC".
This symbol incorporates the nimbus / halo and the cross.