Rare Saint Elijah Medal Goldfilled Pendant Aeronautics Charm
Rare Saint Elijah Medal Goldfilled Pendant Aeronautics Charm

Saint Elijah Medal

Regular price €99

A beautiful antique French religious medal dating to the early 20th century. The Catholic pendant features Saint Elijah wielding a flaming sword, with "SANCTE ELIA ORA PRO ME" in the legends, translating as "Saint Elijah Pray for Me". The reverse depicts a pair of biplanes, a zeppelin or dirigible, a hot air balloon and the dove of peace with the legend "SIC ITUR AD ASTRA" translating as "And Thus to the Stars".

Saint Elijah (or Elijah the Thesbite or Elijah of Thesbe) was a prophet of the Old Testament. He lived in the 9th century BC. According to the Old Testament, Elijah would have the gift of eternal life and was carried alive to heaven on a chariot of fire.

The fine pendant is made of goldfilled metal Oria (high quality gold plated). 

Condition: overall good antique condition with some normal signs of ages. 
Please take a close look at the photos, they are an integral part of the description. 

Diameter: 5/8" (1.7cm)

Only the medal is for sale, not the chain. 
Rare Saint Elijah Medal Goldfilled Pendant Aeronautics Charm
Saint Elijah Medal
Rare Saint Elijah Medal Goldfilled Pendant Aeronautics Charm
Rare Saint Elijah Medal Goldfilled Pendant Aeronautics Charm
Rare Saint Elijah Medal Goldfilled Pendant Aeronautics Charm
Saint Elijah Medal
Saint Elijah Medal