Saturday, May 25, 2013

Signed Vintage St Roch Medal

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

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