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Symeon monk (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios holding a spear and shield. Inscription: .|Δ|Η: ἅγιος Δημήτριος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. No visible border.

Δλ.ν
μοναχον
συμεον
μαρτυσ
.κεπ

Δοῦλον μοναχὸν Συμεὸν μάρτυς σκέπε

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios holding a spear and shield. Inscription: .|Δ|Η: ἅγιος Δημήτριος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. No visible border.

Δλ.ν
μοναχον
συμεον
μαρτυσ
.κεπ

Δοῦλον μοναχὸν Συμεὸν μάρτυς σκέπε

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3667
Diameter 19.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1443. Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 661.

Translation

Δοῦλον μοναχὸν Συμεὸν μάρτυς σκέπε.

Martyr, protect (your) servant Symeon the monk.