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    Wonder what the symbol means? Old Trinity Church in Brooklyn, CT

    1. Steadyjohn 64 months ago | reply

      I've looked into this and at least one source says symbols such as this "which looks like a dollar sign ($), is actually the letters I, H, and S superimposed over each other. These represent the Greek letters Iota (Ι), Eta (Η) and Sigma (Σ), which are the first three letters of Jesus in Greek." Here is another example.

    2. hammerron 64 months ago | reply

      very cool. thank you !

    3. fairangels 64 months ago | reply

      Yes, this is probably the IHS symbol. See: IHS or "Dollar Sign" Symbol found in Cemeteries

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