A ROMAN FOLLIS OF HELENA AUGUSTA IN 18K GOLD PENDANT WITH DIAMONDS

A ROMAN FOLLIS OF HELENA AUGUSTA IN 18K GOLD PENDANT WITH DIAMONDS


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Coins: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1297060

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Alexandria Mint, c. 329-30 CE

Obverse: Diademed bust of Helena facing right wearing mantle and necklace. FL HELENA AUGUSTA.

Reverse: Securitas standing left lowering branch with her right hand and holding robe in her left. Laurel wreath in left field, I in right. SMAL • in exergue. SECURITAS REIPUBLICE

Coin in fine to very fine condition set in modern 18K gold pendant with black diamonds.

Weight: 8g; Diameter: 20mm

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Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bibliography:

RIC VII, 57.

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Helena Augusta (c. 250-330 CE), often called Saint Helena, was the consort of Constantine Chlorus and is most remembered as the mother of Constantine the Great. She is later credited as the finder of the true cross and is still considered a saint by many forms of modern Christianity.