Yesterday the Tetradrachm of Herennius Etruscus I recently won at auction arrived, pictured below. Although his coins are considered...
I left a "proxy bid" before heading out to blow massive ats of leaves today. My bid held up:)
EL Hemihekte (1/12Stater)...
Incidentally I just purchased an upgrade of the type yesterday. Perikles' staters are seen as the first portrait of a king on a coin...
I chuckled all the way through your post, @Ryro ! Great coin.
(turbida terret imago - testudo graeca faciem tuam)
Didn't have a Helena, so at Frank's last auction I won this one, a very common Securitas, where she looks very funny, cartoonish. Every...
Here's one from Nicomedia:
My only Helena and not as nice as yours !
Æ Follis. 326 AD.
Obv: FL HELENA AVGVSTA,
Nice Helena, @Ryro, I like the Treveri style of your coin and always enjoy your posts - Constantius Clorox! Here's my Heraclean Helena:...
Helena, Treveri, 326 AD, (AE 19mm, 2.25g), Diademed and draped bust of Helena right/ Rev. Securitas standing facing, head l.,...
A.D. 318- 319
HELENA N F; draped bust right.
REV: eight rayed ✶ in laurel wreath.
in ex. TSA
Here is a Helena AE3 from Heraclea, ex Knoblock collection, Stacks, May 1984.
FL HELENA AVGVSTA
The Helena I have is barbarous. You can pretty much only recognise her by her hair, which reminds me of a beaver tail...
Wow - wonderful coin! Fantastic details all around. That portrait - looks like she's judging everyone.. sort of like "you better be...
Helena (324 - 330 A.D)
O: FL HELENA AVGVSTA, Draped bust right.
R: SECVRITAS-REIPVBLICE, Securitas standing left.
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