Augustus Aureus Emperor – 27 BC – 14 AD: Struck 2 BC 4 AD
Augustus’ adopted sons, Gaius and Lucius, are featured on the reverse of this coin and were the intended successors to the emperor. Unfortunately, they died before he did.
Obverse: CAESAR AVGVSTVS DIVI F PATER PATRIAE. laureate head right
Reverse: AVGVSTI F COS DESIG PRINC IVVENT, C L CAESARES below, Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield, a spear, & in the field above, a simpulum right & lituus
Diameter: 18 mm
Material: Silver-plated fine pewter
Made in the USA
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of the coin printed on the flip insert.