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A brass sestertius of the empress Julia Domna showing Cybele seated Coin Type: Orichalcum sestertius of Julia Domna, 193-218 CE
Mint and Date: Rome, 198 CE
Size and Weight: 27mm, 19.41g
Draped bust right.
Reverse: (MATER DEVM)
Cybele enthroned left, legs crossed, flanked by two lions crouched left, right hand holding out a branch, left elbow resting on a tympanum.
Exergue: S C
Ref: RCV (2002) 6628; RIC IV 859; BMCRE V p.309, 772.
Provenance: tarentino_fr (eBay), October 2006.
BW Ref: 022 028 090
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