Medal Abbey of Saint-Victor Marseille
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MSaint-Victor Medal of Marseille
Diameter 68 mm
Delivered in luxury case stamped MONNAIE DE PARIS
ARTIST: Odette SINGLA (1926)
Exact weight 192 grams
The abbey of Saint-Victor surmounted by the legend: SAINT-VICTOR DE MARSEILLE
365 (birth of Saint Cassian, founder of the abbey) 965 (arrival of the Benedictines at the abbey) 1365 (restoration of the abbey and the abbey) The consecration of the Upper Basilica by Urbain V) 1965 (year Saint Victor). On the right, below, the seal of Marseilles, bearing the effigy of Saint Victor on horseback with the motto: MASSILIAM VERE VICTOR CIVESQUE TUERE (Victor you protect Marseille and its citizens).
On the left, effigy of Saint Cassian holding a scroll, recalling his quality of writer and scholar. On the right, Blessed Urbain V.