An 18 karat (18K) yellow gold pin brooch of a medal depicting the Virgin Mary with a halo on a repeating geometric background of encircled fleur de lis, with the phrase 'Virgo Maria' below.
The reverse depicts the Marian symbol of the entwined letters A and M, standing for 'Auspice Maria' (Latin - 'Under the Protection of Mary') to a ground of encircled crosses.
The medal is attached to a yellow gold nappy pin or safety pin. Stamped with the eagle’s head for French manufacture and 18 karat gold, and an unknown maker’s mark.
Medal Dimensions: 1 x 1 x 0.15 cm
Safety Pin Dimensions: 3.4 x 0.8 cm
Weight: 2.35 grams