Zoom French Mother Mary and Baby Jesus Medal signed Penin Poncet
Zoom French Mother Mary and Baby Jesus Medal signed Penin Poncet
Zoom French Mother Mary and Baby Jesus Medal signed Penin Poncet

French Mother Mary and Baby Jesus Medal signed Penin Poncet

US$289.00

Stunning French vintage silver medal with a heartwarming depiction of The Blessed Mother Virgin Mary embracing The Holy Child Jesus Christ. The loop is punchmarked for silver purity. On the reverse is a Latin inscription in sculptural font which loosely translates to " Bishop of Mauritius / Priest to The Mother / Most Grateful".

  • The medal measures .95" x 1.05" (including the loop and bail)
  • weight - 7 grams
  • punchmarked for silver purity on the loop
  • Circa 1940s
  • Floats from a new 19" silver chain
  • Antique display box not included

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.

      French Mother Mary and Baby Jesus Medal signed Penin Poncet

      US$289.00
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