This ancient silver coin is set in a bezel of handmade, 18k yellow gold laurel leaves. It hangs from a handmade chain of 18k yellow gold.
The coin depicts Augustus Caesar. He was adopted by his great uncle Julius Caesar. He came into his inheritance after Caesar’s assassination. 17 years later the Senate awarded in the title of Augustus, “the revered one”. He was the first emperor of Rome and his lengthy reign is known as the Pax Roma, era of Roman Peace. He ruled until his death at age 75.