of the
Order of Centurions

Medal of the Order


The disk shown is an authorized circular form of the medal of the Order. It may be in color or metal. The colors are, background: white, Gladius, bronze blades and brown hilts, Vitis - wood tone, letters, black, crown of thorns, wood-tone, The Alpha and Omega Greek letters are incorporated. These were often shown with the Chi_Rho, or alone, as a sign of Christ, who said, "I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty" [Rev 1:8]. The phrases of the Order encircle the symbol in an unbroken ring. This technique of printing is similar to many coins and medallions struck by the Roman Empire in the time of the Centurions. The medal is in antique bronze (color), which was a common metal for jewelry and medallions. The ring around the Gladius-Vitis symbolizes the eternal nature of the Church and the Godhead. The words are ORDO CENTURIONUM (Order of Centurions), IN HOC SIGNO VINCES (In this sign conquer) and TIME DEUM ET OPERARE IUSTITIAM (Fear God and do what is right). Each of these phrases used by the Order is separated by a six-pointed star (which is representative of the basic shape of the Gladius-Vitis and the Chi Rho). Imaginary lines between the stars form a triangle within the circle, a sign of the Trinity

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