Antique French Sacred Heart Medal, Penin Poncet
Rare antique French medal featuring a stunning depiction of The Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ floating in a wreath of rosebuds and lilies. Roses are symbolic of eternal love and sacrifice. Lilies represent purity and devotion. On the reverse is The Blessed Mother Virgin Mary. The medal is signed Penin Poncet. On the loop above Mother Mary is the French crab silver hallmark.
The medal measures 1.25"W x 1.50"L (including the loop and bail)
weight - 15.40 grams (quite substantial compared to the average medal with a weight of 4-6 grams)
Material: solid silver
Floats from a new 19.50" sterling silver chain