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Communion Token - Ruthwell,1830

Description:

Ruthwell - Church of Scotland

Minister: Henry Duncan (1799-1843)

Unusual because of the pentagram.

In mediaeval times a symbol of the five wounds that Jesus sustained on the cross, nails in hands and feet and a spear in the side.

Whitelaw 232

Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1978.73.143
Digital Number:
DMTK005a-b
Copyright:
Dumfries and Galloway Council


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