Julia Domna was the wife of Septimius Severus and mother of Geta and
Caracalla. She died in exile of either as a result of breast cancer or after a
self-imposed hunger strike following Caracalla's murder.
AR Denarius 196--211 A.D.
Obv. IVLIA AVGVSTA: Bust right
Rev. MATER DEVM: Cybele seated left on throne, flanked by two lions
C. 123, Van Meter 34/1
AR Denarius 196--227 A.D.
Obv. IVLIA PIA FELIX AVG: Draped bust right
Rev. MATRI DEVM: Cybele standing left, leaning on column, holding a drum and