100579 | BELGIUM. Liège (Luik). Chapter of St. Lambert's bronze Méreau.

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    100579 | BELGIUM. Luik (Liège). Chapter of St. Lambert's Cathedral bronze Méreau or Communion Token. Struck late 17th century. Used for the receiving of food during feast day celebrations (21mm, 4.90 g, 6h).

     

    ANNIVERSARIUM, skull and crossbones / ECCLESI LEODI, crossbones between two flames. Edge: Plain.

     

    De Renesse pl. LXXII, 6. About Uncirculated. Dark brown surfaces, with a hint of red and underlying luster; a few typical spots of striking weakness. Popular type.

     

    St. Lambert served at the Bishop of Maastricht and later, Liège, where he is celebrated as a martyr and patron saint, having defended the fidelity of marriage and not succumbing to Merovingian politics. Though buried at Maasticht, his successor, St. Hubertus, had his relics removed and enshrined at Liège.

     

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