Dated 1904 FRENCH 800/900 Silver First Communion Medal - Young Girl
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AGE: Dated 1904
ITEM: From France, a silver First Communion medal featuring Jesus holding the host and chalice above a young girls head. To the left of the figures is a small spray of lilies. The back is engraved with JD or TD or it could even be FB, 29 Mai 1904 (the initials of the person being confirmed and the date of confirmation).
METAL CONTENT: Being French, either 800 or 900 Silver.
HALLMARKS: One French punchmark (poincon) to the front of the medal denoting silver content and country of manufacture. Designed by P. Lasserre (1870-1943) the design is one of the most recognizable of his religious works in metal - his name is on the front, bottom right of the medal.
SIZE: 1" x 1-1/8" (to top of bale NOT jump ring).
WEIGHT: 5.7 grams - a nice thickness of silver!
FINAL COMMENTS: Ready for a charm bracelet or repurposing or what have you!
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