Currency/Exchange; Coin; Nummus card

Currency/Exchange; Coin; Nummus

MOL.2018.75.255

Currently not on display

Information

Copper alloy nummus of Helena Obverse: Helena Reverse: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE; Securitas standing left, lowering branch with right hand, raising hem of robe with left hand; PTR Roman Imperial Coinage, Volume VII, number 458 Minted in Trier Helena was the wife of Constantius and mother of Constantine the Great. She allegedly travelled to Jerusalem where she discovered the True Cross.