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Philip monk (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios with spear and shield. Inscriptions: .|..|ΜΙΤ|ΡΙ|ΟΣ: Ὁ ἅγιος Δημιτρίος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with cross above. Border of dots.


θλοφο
ρεσκεπ,
φιλιπο,
αχ/

Ἀθλοφόρε, σκέποις Φίλιπον μοναχόν

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios with spear and shield. Inscriptions: .|..|ΜΙΤ|ΡΙ|ΟΣ: Ὁ ἅγιος Δημιτρίος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with cross above. Border of dots.


θλοφο
ρεσκεπ,
φιλιπο,
αχ/

Ἀθλοφόρε, σκέποις Φίλιπον μοναχόν

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4972
Diameter 17.0 mm; field: 15.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1434.

Translation

Ἀθλοφόρε, σκέποις Φίλιπον μοναχόν.

Triumphant one, may you protect the monk Philip.

Commentary

Dodecasyllabic.