Saint Christopher The one-time Catholic patron saint of travellers and commonly worn as a Pendant especially by travelers, to show devotion and as a request for his blessing.
St. Christopher is a widely popular saint, especially revered by athletes and travelers. He holds patronage of things related to travel and travelers against Lightning and Pestilence, Boatman, Soldiers etc. Christopher is the patron saint of many places.
Because St. Christopher offered protection to travelers and against sudden death, many churches placed images or statues of him, usually opposite the south door, so he could be easily seen. He is usually depicted as a giant of a man, with a child on his shoulder and a staff in one hand.
This Medal measures aproximately 25mm x 17mm.