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Intempestate Securitas St. George Token? Medal? Rare or not. Any help will do identifying this.

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  1. dempseycollector dempseycollector, 3 years ago
    Found this......could this be it?

    St George & Fisherman's Religious medal depicting St George. Obverse: St George and the Dragon. Legend: 'S . GEORGIVS . EQVITVM . PATRONVS .' (St George, Patron of the knights). Reverse: Christ asleep in the storm, one of the disciples trying to wake him. Legend: 'SECVRIT : IN . TEMPESTATE.' (safety in the storm). It weighs 25 grams and measures 36mm in diameter. This medal was used as an amulet to protect against perils at sea. The design was based on that of gold ducat coins struck at Kremnitz, Hungary between 1600-1800.......
  2. gacooke, 3 years ago
    It is a travelers good luck token. Sailors, in particular, would carry these. There is some additional discussion of them here:

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