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Bronze Follis of Helena I - LC.320
Origin: Mediterranean
Circa: 325 AD to 329 AD

Collection: Roman Coins
Medium: Bronze

Additional Information: 3.0g.
Location: Great Britain
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Obverse: FL HELENA-AVGVSTA; Diademed and Draped Bust Facing Right

Reverse: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICA; Securitas Standing Half Left, Branch Pointed Down in Right Hand, Raising Pallium with Left

Helena was the first wife of Constantius I and mother of Constantine the Great. Although exiled from the court of her husband prior to his remarriage, her son restored her to public life after the death of his father. Credited with finding the relics of the True Cross, she is venerated as a saint in both the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches. - (LC.320)


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