Friday, May 31, 2013
Vintage- Pope John Paul II Commemorative USA Visit religious medal. The medal measures approximately 1 & 1/4ths of an inch tall including the bail and is marked pewter. The back of the medal says Commemorative Visit To The United States 1979.
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Vintage religious medal of St Odile. This medal measures approximately 1 & 1/8ths inches tall with the bail and is made of aluminum or some other lightweight metal.
St Odile is the patron saint of the blind or partially sighted and Alsace, France.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Vintage French Sacred Heart religious medal. The front is the Virgin Mary and signed OBC- the back is Jesus and marked France. This medal measures approximately 15/16ths of an inch tall including the bail.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Vintage Sacred Heart Key Chain 4 Way Cross Religious Medal St Joseph Sacred Heart, St Christopher, Virgin Mary
Good condition Sacred Heart key chain with four way catholic medal featuring St Joseph with Jesus, Sacred Heart, St. Christopher, and the Virgin Mary. This medal measures 1 & 1/8ths inches tall including the bail. The entire key chain is 4 & 1/2 inches long.
Monday, May 27, 2013
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Vintage religious Saint Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows detentes still sewn onto the original card. A detente is worn on saints days to ward off evil. This detente measures about 2 inches tall.
St Gabriel is the patron saint of Students, Youth, Clerics, & Seminarians.
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Old Vintage religious St Roch medal. This medal measures approximately 15/16ths of an inch tall including the bail. It is a lightweight medal, either aluminum or tin. The back is a Guardian Angel.
St Roch is the patron saint of Potenza, Italy. Invoked against: cholera, epidemics, knee problems, plague, and skin diseases. Patron Saint of: bachelors, diseased cattle, dogs, falsely accused people, invalids, Istanbul, surgeons, tile-makers, gravediggers, second-hand dealers, pilgrims, and
apothecaries. -from Wikipedia
Friday, May 24, 2013
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Antique religious medal for Notre Dame Du Puy in France- the medal also comes with a worn blue and white ribbon. The medal is lightweight metal and measures approximately 1 & 5/16ths of an inch tall including the bail.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Good condition marked Creed Sterling First Communion medal with Our Lady of Mt Carmel on the back. The back says Our Lady of MT Carmel Pray For Us. The medal measures approximately 1 inch tall with the bail and weighs a nice 9.6 grams. This charm has some weight to it and would look great on a necklace chain.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Vintage religious finding of St Christopher- I am not sure what this piece once was, it sort of looks like a St. Christopher for a bicycle. The piece is 1 & 3/4ths inches across and 1 & 1/4ths inches tall. It would make a great bracelet focal, or something even better that you have come up with.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Vintage religious medal of St Christopher with Lourdes on the back. This medal measures approximately about 1 & 3/8ths inches tall without the bail. This is a big medal that would make a nice pendant or key chain.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Vintage religious medal of Padre Pio- the back is Our Lady of Perpetual Held and says Santa Maria Delle Grazie S. Giovanni Rotondo. This is a souvenir of Santa Maria della Grazie (Our Lady of Grace) where Padre Pio celebrated Mass. This medal measures approximately 1 & 7/16ths of an inch tall with the bail.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Religious medal of Pope Pius XII - the back of the medal is St Christopher. The medal measures approximately 11/16ths of an inch tall including the bail.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Vintage religious medal of St Gerard Majella with Our Lady Of Perpetual Help on the back - the medal measures approximately 1inch tall including the bail. This medal is heavier then aluminum.
St Gerard is the patron saint of Children (and unborn children in particular); childbirth; mothers (and expectant mothers); motherhood; falsely accused people; good confessions; lay brothers; and Muro Lucano, Italy.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Vintage St Christopher and Our Lady of the Highway medal- measures approximately 1 & 5/16ths inches tall with the bail. This is a heavy medal- that is not made out of aluminum and it could use some polishing or cleaning.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Vintage religious medal of praying hands- the back has St Francis Assisi's prayer. This medal measures approximately 1 & 3/8ths inches tall with the bail. This medal could use some cleaning.
The back says:
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace,
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
Where there is injury, pardon;
Where there is doubt, faith;
Where there is despair, hope;
Where there is darkness, light;
Where there is sadness, joy.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Monday, May 13, 2013
Vintage aluminum medal that says Cor Jesu Redemptoris Nostri which means Heart of Jesus Our Redeemer. The back of this medal is a souvenir of Maria SS di Montevergine or the Madonna of Montevergine. This medal measures approximately 1 & 5/16ths of an inch tall.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Vintage religious medal of St Christopher- the back is the Virgin Mary as the Seat of Wisdom. This medal measures approximately about 1 & 1/4ths inches tall with the bail.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Vintage religious crucifix with relic of St Frances Xavier Cabrini. This crucifix measures approximately 1 & 11/16ths of an inch tall with the bail.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Religious medal of Jesus Christ- the back of the medal says Holy Year of Jubilee 19th Century of Crucifixion April 2 1933 to April 2 1934. The medal measures approximately 15/16ths of an inch tall including the bail.