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Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |Constantinian Era| > |Helena| > RL91856
St. Helena, Augusta, 8 November 324 - c. 330 A.D., Mother of Constantine the Great
In 327, Old St. Peter's Basilica in Rome was finished, and construction began on the cathedral of Antioch in Syria.
RL91856. Billon centenionalis, RIC VII Thessalonica 159, LRBC I 823, SRCV IV 16612, Cohen VII 11, Hunter V -, Choice aVF, well centered, full legends, dark patina, minor encrustations, 1st officina, Thessalonica (Salonika, Greece) mint, weight 2.885g, maximum diameter 20.2mm, die axis 180o, 326 - 328 A.D.; obverse FL HELENA AVGVSTA, diademed and draped bust right, wearing double-necklace; reverse SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE (security of the Republic), Securitas standing half left, branch pointed down in right hand, SMTSA in exergue; SOLD










OBVERSE| LEGENDS|

FLHELENAAVGVSTA
FLIVLHELENAEAVG
FLAVIAHELENAAVGVSTA
HELENANF


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