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Cybele, Mother of the Gods

Julia Domna, AR denarius, RIC (193-211 AD)
Obv.: Julia Domna head r., JVLIA AVGVSTA.
Rev.: Earth-mother Cybele the "Mother of the Gods" ("
Mater Deorum") driving quadriga of lions l., MATER AVGG ("Mother of the Augusti"), as if Julia too were the mother of gods for producing the brother-emperors Caracalla and Geta
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Pageant of the Four Continents / Earth the Planter / Four Seasons' Fecundity
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