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Baby Jove on Cretan Goat

Valerian II, AR antoninianus, RIC 13 (253-55 AD)
Obv.: Valerian II radiate head r., P LIC VALERIANVS CAES
Rev.: Baby Jove on Cretan goat, IOVI CRESCENTI

Related link: Poussin, The Feeding of the Child Jupiter, a scene close to a Pagan Nativity

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