Medal in Honor of the Beatification of Catholic Priest Maximilian Kolbe who was Killed in Auschwitz

1971

caption:
BEATVS MAXIMILIANVS", "KOLBE AD 1971"/

  • Medal in Honor of the Beatification of Catholic Priest Maximilian Kolbe who was Killed in Auschwitz
  • Medal in Honor of the Beatification of Catholic Priest Maximilian Kolbe who was Killed in Auschwitz

Identifer: CJF R 0007

Medium
Silver;Bronze

Topics
Auschwitz

Collections
Auschwitz Medals, Plaques, Tokens & Pins, Cincinnati Judaica Fund Research Collection

Description
Maximilian Kolbe was Beatified on 17 October 1971, in St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City by Pope Paul VI .

This medal was designed by the prominent Polish sculptor and medals engraver, Franciszek Habdas

The medal is marked with artist’s initial’s “HF”
Edge of medal marked with “MET”

 

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