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Symeon (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2841
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Partially flattened on both sides, with loss of lettering.

Obverse

Inscription of four lines ending with a decoration. Border of dots.

  
κεπε
σδ
συμε
ν
  

[σ]κέπε [τ]ῷ σῷ δού[λῳ] Συμε[ὼ]ν

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

τηση
ρ̣ατεα̣
ειριθ̣̅υ̣
λ̣ο̣γ̣ε̣

τῇ σῇ [κ]ρατεᾷ [χ]ειρί, Θ(εο)ὺ Λόγε

Translation

σκέπε τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Συμεὼν τῇ σῇ κρατεᾷ χειρί, Θεοὺ Λόγε.

Word of God, with your mighty hand protect your servant Symeon.