Saint Helen of the Cross Medal - Elena de la Cruz Patron of ArcheologistsSKU: CM173
Saint Helena (Helen of the Cross) medal. This detailed die-cast medal is made in the region of Italy that produces the finest quality medals in the world.
Saint Helen, often referred to as Saint Helena of the Cross, was the mother of the great emperor Constantine. When Constantine became the sole ruler of the Roman Empire, Helena was granted many honors. She was named Augusta, or empress, in 325, and enjoyed great influence in the imperial court.
She converted to Christianity and built many churches in Rome and the Holy Land. On pilgrimage to the Holy Land, she found the True Cross and even recorded by Rufinus Sulpicius Severus and St. Ambrose. She was also known to generously help the poor. Because of her piety, she exerted a great influence over Constantine and he held her in high esteem.
St. Helen is often depicted in art as an empress, holding a cross because tradition maintains she found the true cross in Jerusalem.
She is the patron saint of archeologists, new discoveries, difficult marriages, divorced people, and converts. Feast day August 18th.
Quantity: Sold in increments of one (1) medal
Size: 1" long x 5/8" wide (25.4mm x 15.87mm)
Material: silver-plated metal alloy.
Important Note: All of our products are lead and cadmium free, and nickel safe. As they contain small parts, all items are for adult jewelry/craft making use only, not intended for children under the age of 15.
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