These antique Silver Maltese cross shield medal pendant is a striking pendant from the Victorian period. This pendant is a fantastic size, perfect for both subtle sophisticated wear or added to a heavy medal fob stack.
This Victorian fob is rich in the regalia of the period. The Maltese cross was a common Christian symbol and was very popular to wear in the Victorian period, in keeping with their masculine ideals.
ERA: Victorian, c.1876.
MEASUREMENTS: Fob 40mm including jump ring.
Fob 28mm long x 24mm wide.
MATERIALS: Sterling Silver.
HALLMARKS: Lion Passant, date letter "b" for the year 1876, Birmingham Assay, Maker's Mark "H.P" on the back of the fob. Obscured hallmark on bolt ring.
VERY GOOD: This antique Silver Maltese cross shield medal pendant is in superb condition for its age. There is some light surface wear to the pendant, but this is barely noticeable and does not detract from this pendant's overall handsome allure. In fact, we even think that it enhances its antique charm! The hallmarks are very clear, so we can confidently decipher that this pendant was crafted in 1876, almost 150 years ago!