St. Sebastian - Pocket Silver Tone Italian Prayer Token

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Description:

This St. Sebastian Token shines with elegance and beauty! Made out of Silver Tone and have been perfectly crafted with detailed images of St. Sebastian.  Includes prayer on the back.

Item No.:  LM-171-25-0048

Features:

  • Patron Saint of the Soldiers, Athletes, and Those who desire a Saintly death.
  • St. Sebastian Silver Tone Italian Token.
  • Stunning image of St. Sebastian, with a prayer at the back.
  • Size: 1 1/8" Diameter.
  • Made in Italy.

Story & Symbolism: St. Sebastian was commonly invoked as a protector against the plague. According to historical records, he defended the city of Rome against the plague in 680. His association with the plague could be because he survived being shot full of arrows and in pagan belief, pestilence was delivered by arrows shot by the Gods above. Even Christian Romans would appreciate this symbolism. That symbolism is even captured in artwork as late as the Renaissance, where artists painted plague victims with black arrows in their body.

St. Sebastian is the patron saint of soldiers, athletes, and those who desire a saintly death.