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Antique 17th Century Angel Gabriel Saving Purgatory Souls Francis Borgia Medal For Sale
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Antique 17th Century Angel Gabriel Saving Purgatory Souls Francis Borgia Medal:
This medal dates from the Canonization of the Saint in 1670.
This is a vestment medal with two holes on the bail. The top hole is for the neck chain the other is for a second ring. The second ring and chain prevented forward movement of the medal away from the chest.
All our listed items are original Christian devotionals. Some mayhave been cleaned or polished before their arrival, by their last caretaker.Their use is for personal devotion.
Francis Borgia SJ (1510 – 30 September 1572) was aSpanish Jesuit priest. The great-grandson of Pope Alexander VI, he was Duke ofGandía and a grandee of Spain. After the death of his wife, Borgia renouncedhis titles and became a priest in the Society of Jesus, later serving as itsthird superior general. He was canonized on 20 June 1670 by Pope Clement X.
On the back is Archangel Gabriel pulling souls out ofpurgatory as their punishment ends.
This medalsdating can be confirmed on pages 2 & 3 of the book AN INTRODUCTION TORELIGIOUS MEDALS, by Bob Forrest, and published by NUMISMATICA INTERNATIONAL in2004. In addition, this book has chapters (outlined in the table of contents),describing each of the categories of medals, their possible place of pilgrimage(acquisition), and origin of the mint where they were made. We recommend thatanyone serious about collecting medals from this period acquire a copy of thisbook.
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