Zoom Antique French Our Lady of Albert Medal
Zoom Antique French Our Lady of Albert Medal
Zoom Antique French Our Lady of Albert Medal

Antique French Our Lady of Albert Medal

₱9,900.00
Very rare antique French Mother Mary medal depicting Our Lady of Albert and The Holy Child Jesus Christ (also known as The Golden Virgin or Leaning Virgin). The Golden Virgin is a gold gilt sculpture depicting The Blessed Mother Virgin Mary offering up the Baby Jesus skyward. It graces the top of the Cathedral Notre Dame de Brebieres in Albert, France and was sculpted by Albert Roze. It was nearly destroyed by shellfire in the Battle of the Somme and became a symbol of fortitude and resolve during WWI. It was recast after falling in 1918 during the British bombardment.


The medallion floats from a new sterling silver chain with a luxurious dark rhodium finish (19 inches).


The medal measures .95" W x 1.10"L (including the loop and bail).

weight - 4.80 grams

Punchmarked on the loop for silver purity.


Circa early 1900s

Antique French Our Lady of Albert Medal

₱9,900.00
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