The is an antique French and very rare medal of Sainte Magdaleine (Mary Magdalene) holding her crucifix with the skull nearby. The reverse of the medal depicts Jesus at the Crucifixion with Mary Magdalene weeping at his feet. The French words on the back are: JÉSUS AYEZ PITIÉ DE NOUS or JESUS HAVE PITY ON US.
The beautiful 20x28.5mm medal hangs on an 18 inch Italian 22K gold vermeil chain.
If you are a devotee of Mary Magdalene or a collector of beautiful medals, you will love this one. It is one of the best in the collection!