Reproduction Denarius of Augustus - Capricorn
Obverse: Bare head of Augustus right.
Reverse: Capricorn flying right with cornucopia on back and globe and rudder between fore-legs. Text below AVGVSTVS.
History: The Capricorn represents Augustus' birth sign and is in the form of a goat in the forepart terminating in the tail of a fish. The cornucopia and rudder represent Fortune with the horn of abundance and a ships helm as though she both conferred wealth and had guidance of human affairs. The globe that Capricorn holds is an indication of world domination.
Date: Colonia Patricia, Spain mint, circa 18-16 BC