15/16 x 3/4 inch round satin and antique finish sterling silver U.S. Marine Corps medal on a 20 inch stainless steel rhodium plated chain. The medal pendant features the seal of the United States Marine Corps on the front, slightly raised in the center. On the back is a raised depiction of St. Michael the archangel surrounded by the words, "St. Michael Protect Me" on top. Traditionally, Saint Michael is considered to be the patron saint of the military, as he is the defender of heaven. Includes an elegant deluxe velour jewelry box.