Julia Domna, wife of Septimius Severus, who reigned 193-211 and mother of Caracalla (196-198-217) and Geta (198-209-212).
Struck at Rome in 205.
IVLIA AVGVSTA, her bust right.
MATER AVGG, Julia Domna, towered as Cybele, drivng quadriga of lions left.
Lions were an attribute of Cybele, a goddess from Asia Minor with several aspects including "mother of the gods."
Sear II 6592. BMC (SS&C) 48 page 163, RIC 562, page 168.
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