The Winged Ox (or Winged Bull) is one of four mythological winged creatures that represent the four authors attributed with writing the four gospels of the Christian New Testament. The winged ox represents Luke.
This coin is from the reign of John Paul II, who was pope from 1978 to 2005.
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