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A silver denarius of the empress Julia Domna showing Cybele in a carriage drawn by lions. Coin Type: Silver denarius of Julia Domna, 193-218 CE
Mint and Date: Rome, 205 CE
Size and Weight: 18 x 19mm, 3.59g
Draped bust right.
Cybele (Magna Mater), towered, draped, seated on a throne in a car drawn by four lions. She gestures with a branch extended in her right hand and rests her left arm on a drum, set on the throne.
Ref: RCV (2002) 6592; RIC IV 562; BMCRE V p.163, 48.
Provenance: Ancient Delights (Vcoins), September 2007.
BW Ref: 033 034 121
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