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Diameter: 5.7 x 0.4 cm (2 1/4 x 3/16 in.)
Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial Fund 1972.52.b
Saint Symeon the Younger (ad 521-592) was a hermit who isolated himself high upon a column for 37 years. Afterwards, Symeon's column was venerated as a relic at the center of the church of Qualat-Siman in Syria. His shrine attracted many pilgrims carried home lead-cast tokens as a blessing. This lead medallion represents a later revival of these original pilgrim's tokens. It was probably worn around the neck as a pendant.
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