Saint Benedict Exorcism Ring Cross Signature Men's Signet Ring Solid 925 Silver
Metal: sterling silver with a black patina
Purity: 925 (stamped)
Finish: brushed oxidized
Diameter: 2 cm (0.8 inch)
Weight: 10.0 gr (0.36 oz) (weight may vary depends on the size)
C S S M L - N D S M D are the initials of the words:
Crux sacra sit mihi lux! Non draco sit mihi dux!
("May the holy cross be my light! May the dragon never be my overlord!")
The larger letters, C S P B, stand for:
Crux Sancti Patris Benedicti
("The Cross of [our] Holy Father Benedict").
Surrounding letters V R S N S M V - S M Q L I V B which refer to the prayer of the Rite of Exorcism:
Vade retro Satana! Nunquam suade mihi vana!
Sunt mala quae libas. Ipse venena bibas!
("Begone Satan! Never tempt me with your vanities!
What you offer me is evil. Drink the poison yourself!")
Finally, at the top is the word PAX which means "peace."