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Follis with bust of Helena, struck under Constantine I

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Obverse: Bust of Helena, right, wearing diadem set with pearls and necklace of pearls. [FL H]ELENA AVGVSTA Reverse: Female figure, draped and veiled, standing left, in right hand, branch; with left hand she holds drapery. SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE STRE (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1935: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 327–328

Mint

Treveri

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.33 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

35.285

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins