Ancient St. Benedict Shield Medal PendantThere is indeed no medal which possess such a wonderful power and protection from evil. On one side, the medal has a cross, the sign of our redemption, the protection shield given to us by God to ward off evil spirit. At the top of the cross usually stands the word PAX (peace) of the monogram HIS (Jesus). Vertically & Horizontally the letters CSSML & NDSMD mean: May the holy Cross be the light, let not the dragon be the guide. This ancient St. Benedict medal has been set inside a Diamond 2.2 tcw and 14k Yellow Gold bezel 3.39g. The bale has a 4mm opening. Antique Spanish St. Benedict medal with a champagne diamond inlay crown, surrounded by a champagne diamond, yellow gold and black rhodium bezel, having from a champagne diamond, yellow gold and black rhodium openable bale.