18K Solid Yellow Gold Saint Benedict Medal 19 mm diameter
Display your faith in Saint Benedict with our 18K Solid Yellow Gold Saint Benedict Medal. The front of the medal features a detailed image of Saint Benedict, while the back showcases an authentic 1880 Jubilee-design cross. At 19 mm in size and 0.75 inches in diameter, this medal is the perfect size for men to wear daily. The Italian 750 stamp guarantees the medal's is Hypoallergenic 18K gold purity and it comes in a variety of sizes, including 19, 9, 11, 13, 15, and 17mm.
This medal is one of the holiest medals.It was was approved in 1880 for the 1,400-year anniversary of the founding of the Benedictine Order.This two-sided medal includes several details .At his feet are a chalice and a raven, images that call to mind Benedict’s miraculous deliverance from poison.Along the outer edge of the medal are the words ejus in obitu nostro praesentia muniamur, which means “at our death may we be fortified by his presence.”The reverse side of Benedict’s medal contains several powerful prayers, written as initials for wearers to memorize, among them CSSML for crux sacra sit mihi lux, meaning “the holy cross be my light,” and NDSMD for non draco sit mihi dux, which translates “let not the dragon be my guide.” Around the edges are letters signifying these Latin mottoes: VRSNSMV—SMQLIVB, vade retro satana, numquam suade mihi vana! sunt mala quae libas. ipse venena bibas, meaning, “Begone, Satan! Never tempt me with your vanities! What you offer me is evil. Drink the poison yourself!” At the top is usually a pax for “peace.”
If you own Benedict’s medal and would like to have it blessed, you can always visit a Benedictine priest for a proper blessing