The smaller of the two is about the same size as a
quarter. This is an authentic Sterling Silver St.
Benedict medal. Approximately 7/8 inches wide by 7/8 inches tall (1"
with loop on top) in Sterling Silver on a 24 inch never-ending Stainless
Steel chain (no clasp it just slips over your head.) Like all of our medals
it is new.
Rich in intricate detail on both the front and back, be sure to
examine closely the photos above which show both sides.
This is the larger of the two sizes and is
approximately 2mm thick. This is an authentic Sterling
Silver St. Benedict medal. Approximately 1&1/2 inches wide by 1& 1/2 inches
tall (1&3/4" with loop on top) in Sterling Silver on a 24 inch never-ending
Stainless Steel chain (no clasp it just slips over your head.) Like all of
our medals it is new.
For a closer look at the symbols on both sides be sure to check
out the other Benedict links on the Navigation bar to the left.
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This necklace ships in a small gray flocked,
and hinged jewelry box.
medal just described is the so-called jubilee medal, which was struck first
in 1880, to commemorate the fourteenth centenary of St. Benedict's birth.
Wonder what all the
symbols on the St. Benedict Medal are?
The front of the medal bears the
image of St. Benedict holding a Cross in his
right hand and the Holy Rule in the other. On one
side of St. Benedict is a Cup and on the other a
Above these two are the words in Latin "Crux
Sancti Patris Benedicti" (Cross
of the Holy Father Benedict)
the margin of the medal stands the legend:"Ejus in obitu
nro praesentia muniamur" (May
we at our death be fortified by his presence). The reverse of the
medal bears a cross with the initial letters of the words: "Crux
Sacra Sit Mihi Lux" (The Holy Cross be my light),
written downward on the perpendicular bar; the initial letters of the words,
"Non Draco Sit Mihi Dux" (Let
not the dragon be my guide), on the horizontal bar; and the initial
letters of "Crux Sancti Patris Benedicti" in the
angles of the cross. Round the margin stand the initial letters of the
distich: "Vade Retro Satana, Nunquam Suade Mihi Vana —
Sunt Mala Quae Libas, Ipse Venena Bibas" (Begone,
Satan, do not suggest to me thy vanities — evil are the things thou
profferest, drink thou thy own poison). At the top of the
cross stands the word Pax (peace).
**Portions from the Catholic Encyclopedia website.
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