This Sterling Silver US Marine Corps St. Michael Medal measures approximately 1" in diameter and comes on a 20" sterling silver chain. Around the top are the words "United States Marine Corps". Around the bottom are the words "St. Michael Protect Me." The back of medal is blank. Gift box included.
The medal includes the image of the US Marine Corps Seal which includes an image of a globe intersected by an anchor. Standing on top of the globe is a bald eagle holiding a ribbon with the Latin motto "Semper Fidelis" (Always Faithful). The globe represents service around the world. The eagle represents the United States. The anchor, honors the naval tradition of the United States Marines and their service under the command of the Department of the Navy. The Eagle, Globe, and Anchor can also symbolizes the ability of the Marines to serve on land, sea, and air.
|By:||ellenlee36 (middletown,ohio, December 20, 2011)|
|Review:||I had ordered my husband one of these over 6 years ago but he had lost it so i thought id reorder it for him he will open it Christmas morning thank you|