The Winged Lion is the symbol of St. Mark the Evangelist, patronaged all the Barristers as well as Venice, Egypt and Mainar or in other words Venetian Winged Lion the Apostle Saint Mark
“ The Lion of Saint Mark ” which is representing the evangelist St Mark, pictured in the form of a winged lion holding a Bible is the symbol of the city of Venice. St Mark, represented as a lion, is a typical Christian iconography derived from the prophetic visions contained in the verse of the Apocalypse of St John. The lion also symbolizes the power of the Evangelist’s word; the wings symbolize the spiritual elevation, while the halo is the traditional Christian symbol of holiness. The words abbreviated in the book holded by the Lion “Pax tibi Marce, evangelista meus” meaning “May Peace be with you, Mark, my evangelist”, the Venetian tradition states that an angel appeared to St. Mark and said those words.
Top dimensions 22×22 mm.
Weights around 21 grams depends on the size.
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