St Francis Xavier Silver Medal
Vintage Spanish Saint Francis Xavier sterling silver medal - hallmarked for silver purity. On the reverse is an artfully engraved inscription with the original recipient´s name and three dates from the 1940s.
The medallion measures 1.15" x 1.30" and weighs 11.60 grams
Saint Francis Xavier was a companion of Ignatius of Loyola and one of the first seven Jesuits who took vows of poverty and chastity at Montmartre, Paris in the early 1500s. His extensive patronage includes: Apostleship of Prayer; India; Fathers of the Precious Blood; Japan; areas of the Philippine
PLEASE NOTE - the original bail is no longer attached to the medallion
ANTIQUE DISPLAY BOX NOT INCLUDED