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  • St Florian Medallion

    St Florian Medallion

    The Patron Saint of Firefighters Obverse The obverse features the text “SAINT FLORIAN” and “Patron Saint of Fire Fighters” around the edge. In the centre is a traditional image of Saint Florian pouring water out of a bucket onto buildings. Note: “firefighter” is usually written as one single word, both in UK and US English.…

  • St. Eloi, Patron du Materiel medallion

    St. Eloi, Patron du Materiel medallion

    St. Eloi is patron to more than numismatics Patron Saint I have written several pieces on Saint Eloi (Saint Eligius) as the Patron Saint of Numismatics. Saint Eloi is also revered as the patron of several other groups and professions. Today’s piece explores some of those. NewmanMinistry records St Eligius as Patron Saint of: That…

  • Pope Benedict XV Medallion

    Pope Benedict XV Medallion

    Between the Papal States and the Vatican We’ve looked at the last coins issued by the Papal States up to 1870, and the first coins issued by Vatican City State from 1929, but is there anything numismatically from the Holy See in between? Yes! (Otherwise this would be a very short post). There were five…

  • St Eligius banknotes

    St Eligius banknotes

    A collection of banknotes from the St. Eligius Numismatists Brotherhood honouring our Patron Saint Sir Frank Galindo, Knight of St. Eligius, has been involved in Numismatics for many years. He is the president of the Gateway Coin Club in San Antonio, Texas (USA). In 1995, Frank, and wife Karla, founded the Saint Eligius Numismatists Brotherhood,…