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Antique Religious Father Theobald Mathew Temperance Medal Medallion

  • $ 17500


Antique Religious Father Theobald Mathew Temperance medal. This heavy high relief medal depicting the head of father Theobald Mathew (1790-1856). Known as the father of the Temperance movement Theobald Mathew was a priest who promoted total abstinence reform in Cork by establishing a teetotalism society in 1838. This metal medal was most likely struck in his lifetime by either his society or by another teetotaling society.

Words on front: "Here goes in the name of God" Theobald Mathew

A great addition to your antique religious or temperance collection or birthday gift for a friend.


Medal measures 2" long by 1.5" wide and weighs 1.6oz.


In nice condition with signs of use commensurate with age - (please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description).

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