AD – Price of Loyalty
Aurelian’s first bold move into power was to take control over the
imperial mint. Forging gold coins to donate to his troops. Guaranteeing
The narrative has been captured with a strong border, topped with his
signature coin, drawing inwards to a medallion-inspired centre piece that
looks hypnotic in your hands.
271 AD – Rags to Riches
Emperor Aurelian, born to humble beginnings, understood the people’s
wants. Upon rising to power he cancelled the people’s private debts
to the treasury.
Each courtier card has been draped in gold and fully re-worked to stand
proudly with the powerful design. The faces have also been completely
re-sculpted to create a timeless pip-arrangement, whilst still remaining
recognisable for magic.
272 AD – Paid in Blood
Exquisite detail meets historical significance. Aurelian’s custom
ace is a symbol for the “Soldier-Emperor”. His reign, though
short, was marked by bloody and glorious conquest.
Gold-ink swords, whips and throwing spears drape themselves over the stunning
spade. It’s the most important card in a deck, and it’s the
only one with golden pips.
273 AD – Power and Glory
Aurelian was a celebrated military leader, enjoying amongst his titles
the moniker “Restitutor Orbis”. Restoreer of the world, claiming
back much of the previously lost Roman Empire.
The Jokers are a homage to the Tally-Ho Jokers we’ve all come to
love. These soldiers stand resolute, ready to defend an empire…
or to overthrow one!
The cards are poker size.