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St. Helena, Augusta, 8 November 324 - c. 330 A.D., Mother of Constantine the Great

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Helena, first wife of Constantius I and mother of Constantine I, was abandoned by her husband but brought to the court by her son and given many titles. She had immense political influence and was instrumental in the growth of Christianity. She is a saint in the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches.
RL77812. Billon centenionalis, cf. SRCV IV 16590 ff., F, rough, weight 2.911 g, maximum diameter 19.3 mm, die axis 0o, uncertain mint, 324 - 329 A.D.; obverse FL HELENA AVGVSTA, diademed and draped bust right; reverse SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE, Securitas standing half left, branch pointed down in right, raising pallium with left, obscure mintmark in exergue; from the Butte College Foundation, ex Lindgren; $25.00 (Ä22.25)







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