Fabulous old Catholic medal, signed by the artist. On one side the Virgin Mary in her apparition as Our Lady of Lourdes, surrounded by "N. D. De Lourdes Priez Pour N" ; and on the reverse beloved Saint Francis of Assisi, surrounded by S. Franc D'Assise Priez Pour Nous". Signed under Mary "Penin" in print letters, and under St Francis in script "Penin.... (we can't make out all the signature). This medal is of a silver tone metal of unknown content, heavy and fine metalwork, probably not sterling but it does polish if you desired. It measures 7/8" tall and is in very good condition with minor wear from age.