The icon is 3.5" X 2", and its reverse displays the troparion and kontakion for St. Demetrios of Thessalonica, patron of our monastery, St. Demetrios Monastery in Spotsylvania, Virginia. These prayers are respectively shown below
"The world has found you to be a great defense against tribulation, and a vanquisher of heathens, O Passion-bearer. As you bolstered the courage of Nestor, who then humbled the arrogance of Lyaios in battle, Holy Demetrios, entreat Christ God to grant us great mercy."
"God, who has given you invincible might, has tinged the Church with streams of your blood, Demetrious! He preserves your city from harm, for you are its foundation!"