It is possible to buy antique religious medals, or medallions, on websites such as Etsy.com or eBay.com. Local antique stores may also sell medallions with religious meanings. Catholic religious medals or pendants are in big demand and so may be prevalent in online or local stores.
Religious medallions can serve as a reminder or statement of faith. Medals or medallions may also aid in prayer or meditations. They may also be given to others or worn on special occasions, depending on the type of medallion or religious faith. Buyers can browse medallions by metal, year or symbolic meaning.
Examples of Catholic medals include The Miraculous Medal and The St. Benedict Medal. These medals have specific meanings related to the teachings and traditions of the Catholic religion.