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ID:     711593
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Helena
Date Ruled:     AD 317-328
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 3
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 318-319 as Nobilissima Femina
Weight:     2.87 g
Obverse Legend:     HELE_NA N F
Obverse Description:     Bare-headed and draped bust right
Reverse Legend:     Anepigraphic
Reverse Description:     Laurel wreath enclosing an eight-pointed star
Exergue:     TSA
Mint Mark:     TSA
Mint:     Thessalonica
Primary Reference:     RIC VII 048
Reference2:     LRBC I, 0821
Reference3:     SRCV 3909
Reference4:     VM 002v
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF, dark brown patina under light earthen encrustation
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1593 ($300)The coinage of Helena as Augusta commenced with her elevation to full imperial status in 324 and continued until her death five years later