Saint George is the Patron Saint of Horsemen, Knights and All Who Call on him for protection. This fabulous medal is a reproduction of a vintage 1940's Cavalry Chaplains medal made in Sterling Silver. The iconic imagery shows St. George on horseback, thrusting his lance at a dragon with the inscription: "S. GEORGRJS. EQUITUM PATRONUS." (St. George, protector of knights). The other side has a ship with a taut sail on a rough sea and Christ asleep on the deck with two terrified apostles. A wind blows through a small cloud into the sail. The inscription: "IN TEMPESTATE SECURITAS. (Safety, or security in the storm) a prayer of confidence that All Will Be Well. Medal origin is Barcelona, Spain.
The medal is approximately 1.25 inches and the chain available in 18, 24 and 36" or any custom length you need. Just notate any changes to the standard sizes in the memo field at checkout. Sizes noted available in the drop down fields below.
Interesting Facts about St. George
Medal is cast in .925 Sterling Silver with an oxidized finish. Chain is base medal clad in Sterling Silver. A deerskin cord is also available.