A large French antique religious medal made of solid sterling silver (harllmarked). The Catholic pendant features Mary.
"Congrégation des Enfants de Marie"
"Mary's Children Congregation"
The reverse depicts Mary and Jesus Sacred Hearts: "A la gloire des sacrés cœurs de Jesus et de Marie" meaning "To Jesus and Mary's sacred hearts glory"
The 19th century medal has been signed by the French engraver Vachette. Adrien Vachette (1753-1839) is famous for having designed the first Miraculous medal after Catherine Labouré.
Condition: good with some normal signs of ages.
Height: 1 1/8" (3cm)
Width: 7/8" (2.3cm)
Material: sterling silver