The coin depicts Augustus Caesar. He was adopted by his great uncle Julius Caesar. He came into his inheritance after Caesar’s assassination. He was the first emperor of Rome and his lengthy reign is known as the Pax Roma, era of Roman Peace.
The coin depicts a dove flying to the left. In ancient Greece, as today, the dove has numerous significant meanings. The most steadfast lore of the dove is peace and hope.
The coin depicts Jupiter in a prancing quadriga, chariot, running to the right. Jupiter is hurling a thunderbolt and holding a scepter. “ROMA” below horses. Jupiter was king of all the gods.
The coin depicts a kantharos, which was a finely potted vase or drinking vessel of elegant form. Also known to be wine amphoras. The container is characterized by it’s high arching handles.