Thursday, April 21, 2016
Vintage marked France and Roma St Therese medal- this medal measures approximately 7/8ths of an inch tall with the bail. It also has hallmarks on the medal that I don't know what they mean. The medal is untested and I assume gold plated or goldfilled, but I don't know for sure.
Thursday, December 31, 2015
Vintage French religious medal of St Regis. This medal measures approximately 1& 15/16ths inches tall including the bail and is signed Tschudin. The side design work of this medal is amazing. There are two faces on the outside left and right edges.
The brass is showing through the plating on this medal.
Information on this artist can be found on the French Wikipedia.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Vintage French religious medal of St. Joan of Arc- the back has the dates 1412 1431, the year of her birth and death. This medal measures approximately 3/4ths inches tall including the bail.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Beautiful religious medal of the Virgin Mary signed E Dropsy. This medal measures approximately 1 & 3/16ths of an inch tall with the bail. There is some slight wear to the gold plating in spots, but overall this is a lovely antique medal.
Jean-Baptiste Émile Dropsy 1843 – 1923 was a famous French medal engraver.
Monday, December 28, 2015
OLD Vintage religious medal of St St. Elie by Edmond Becker. The back of this medal features biplanes and possibly a dirigible. I am not sure. This medal measures approximately 15/16ths inches tall with the bail and is just lovely.
Sunday, December 27, 2015
Vintage religious medal of St Jean-François Régis or St Francis Regis or simply St Regis, the back of the medal is the basilica Basilica of St. Regis in Lalouvesc. This medal measures approximately 15/16ths of an inch tall including the bail.
Monday, December 14, 2015
Vintage small religious medal featuring Notre Dame d'Afrique and Sacred Heart - measures approximately 7/16ths of an inch tall with the bail. This is a very small medal that is charm or wrist watch medal sized.