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Coin Portraying Empress Helena

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

305-306

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

On the front (obverse) of this coin, the empress Helena is portrayed facing right.

On the back (reverse), the goddess of security stands facing left.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Portraying Empress Helena

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

305 CE–306 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: FL HELENA AVGVSTA Reverse: SECVRITAS REIPVELICE EWX:PT

Dimensions

Diam. 1.9 cm; 2.99 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1360

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