Everybody and everything seemed to appear on Roman coins. There was no set standard for images on coinage such as we have today. Usually the emperor was depicted on one side and symbols of something he did on the other. But other officials could issue coins, such as Julius Caesar, Marcus Agrippa, Marc Antony and Octavian. Sometimes they were depicted with their wives. Some coins were issued in memory of a great event or simply to honor someone. As coins were a form of information, they all had a symbol of an achievement on one side.