My dear friend, George, left us in October, 2017. This medal is ever the more special to me now.
Saint George is the Patron Saint of many countries worldwide,** probably because of his victory over the dragon, as he is often brilliantly depicted. He is also the patron of Scouting for both boys and girls.
With a depiction of his victory over the dragon, our St George medal is quite finely detailed. On the back, it reads:
The medal measures 1 inch high including the hanging loop by 9/16 inch wide.
** SAINT GEORGE'S PATRONAGE COUNTRIES
- Spain (the Crown of Aragon)
- United States of America