Ancient Rome was flush in rich colors, lavish outfits, and historically influential characters. The ROME: Antony Deck focuses on the time period of the Second Triumvirates of Rome's dramatic history. The Second Triumvirate ended when Octavian defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra, and eventually became the first Emperor of Rome (and was given the name, Augustus).
The ROME: Antony Tuck Box has Blue textured background images, and is accented with GOLD FOIL designs. Antony's Tuck features a majestic Lion and a border design with hints of Egyptian styling (symbolizing Antony's final years in Egypt, with Cleopatra). The Tuck Box includes the Roman banner, Laurel Wreath and SPQR elements on the Back. The Top of Antony's Tuck is printed with the words, "TARUM ET CLAMA DIMIT CANIBUS QUATIT" - Latin for "Cry havoc and let slip the dogs of war."
Printed on Matte Premium Paper Stock EXTERIOR - 4-Color Process GOLD FOIL Embossing INTERIOR - 4-Color Process (Map and Courts' full names) The Backs for the ROME: Antony Deck are one of the most unique Back Cards in the world of Playing Cards! The imagery for the Back Cards portrays the death Mark Antony. They are inspired by a public domain painting and recreated in a style that matches the rest of the designs ("Cleopatra Captured by Roman Soldiers after the Death of Mark Antony").
The Court Cards for the ROME: Antony Deck portray twelve of the most influential men and women from the end of the Roman Republic. The list of characters includes Cicero, Cleopatra, Mark Antony, Marcus Brutus, Servilia Caepionis, Julius Caesar, Cassius, Octavia Minor, Pompey the Great, Marcus Agrippa, Livia Drusilla and Augustus. They are drawn with rich and vibrant colors -- colors that are associated with Ancient Rome.
The Numbers Cards for the ROME: Antony Deck are designed to look similar to an Ancient Roman Shield in the center, with opposing soldiers positioned on each side (the large PIPS). Subtle details are hidden within the Map background throughout all of the Face Cards.
The ROME: Antony Deck is printed by Legends Playing Cards, and utilizes its incredible Classic Finish. Cards fit for an Emperor!