French 19C Silver and Gold Overlay Chalice First Communion MedalFrench 19C Silver and Gold Overlay Chalice First Communion MedalFrench 19C Silver and Gold Overlay Chalice First Communion MedalFrench 19C Silver and Gold Overlay Chalice First Communion Medal

This beautiful, antique. French. First Communion medal is made of 800-900 silver with 18 carat gold overlay. I am dating it to the late nineteenth century.

It measures 1 and 7/16” (3.7cms) long, including the bail, by 5/8” (1.6cms) across. It weighs 3 grams.

It is an ornate design with engraved columns on either side and charming curlicues at each end with a shell motif. In the centre is an oval with a raised design of a gold overlaid Communion chalice. There is a bunch of grapes and ears of wheat on each side.

At the top is a ring with rather worn hallmarks. However it does test to 800-900 silver quality. There is a solid bail which may be a later addition.

The reverse is smoothly finished with the engraved monogram ’EL’.

In excellent antique condition, this lovely medal will arrive in a gift box.

Item ID: 827

French 19C Silver and Gold Overlay Chalice First Communion Medal

$75 USD

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