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St. Apollonia Medium 14kt Gold Medal - 3/4 inch X 1/2 inch

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Apollonia Medium 14kt Gold Medal

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This St. Apollonia Medium 14kt Gold Medal measures 3/4in. x 1/2in. The medal comes in a gray velvet gift box.

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0 3/4"  (1.90 cm) x 0 1/2"  (1.27 cm)
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St. Apollonia of Alexandria

St. Apollonia of Alexandria Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 2/9


Patron Of: Toothache

Also known as

    * Apolline of Alexandria

Memorial

    * 9 February

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    Consecrated virgin. Deaconess. During an anti-Christian uprising in Alexandria, Egypt caused by a pagan prophecy, the mob seized Apollonia as a leader among the local Christians. After her teeth were broken with pincers, she was given the choice of renouncing Christ or being burned alive; she leapt onto the fire herself. Martyr.

Died

    * burned to death c.249 at Alexandria, Egypt

Canonized

    * Pre-Congregation

Patronage

    * Achterbos, Belgium
    * against tooth disease
    * against toothache
    * Ariccia, Italy
    * Cuccaro Monferrato, Italy
    * dentists

Representation

    * deaconess holding a set of pincers which often holds a tooth
    * gilded tooth
    * pincers
    * pincers grabbing a tooth
    * tooth
    * tooth and a palm branch
    * woman wearing a golden tooth on a chain

 



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