WRRS 5663

FONTEIA 9. BC 85. Ar Den. Mn. Fonteius C. f. Laureate head of Vejovis right, monogram (of Roma?) below chin, thunderbolt below head, MN.FONTEI.C.F behind. Infant winged Genius seated on goat right, caps of the Dioscuri above, thyrsus below, all within laurel wreath. In the temple of Vejovis in Rome there stood near his statue a goat bearing a winged Genius on its back, a representation of which recalls the infancy of Jupiter who was suckled by the goat Amaltheia on Mount Ida.


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