Antique French Mother Mary Medal, Penin Poncet
This rare antique French Miraculous medal features the Blessed Mother on the front and on the reverse is an ethereal depiction of The Holy Hearts. The medallion is hallmarked for silver.
It is signed Penin Poncet. Adolphe Penin (1888-1985) came from a notable Lyons family of medallists. During the early 20th century he worked in Lyons with Jean-Baptiste Poncet. Penin created the design and Poncet engraved it on the metal dies for stamping.
The medal measures .80"W x 1.40"L (including the loop and bail)
weight - 5.48 grams
Floats from a new 19" hand oxidized silver chain.