Coin Catalogue

Nero Claudius Drusus 38 – 9 B.C

Drusus was an able and widely admired general and privately favored by Augustus as his successor. However, he died from an accident leaving his brother Tiberius as the most eligible candidate. He was also the father of the future emperor Claudius.

 

AU Aureus (Posthumous)


RIC 71 (Claudius), BMC 100 (Claudius), Vagi 487, C 3 Aureus Obv: NEROCLAVDIVSDRVSVSGERMANICVSIMP – Laureate head left.
Rev: No legend – Triumphal arch reading DE GERMANIS; statue of Claudius riding horse left and two trophies above. 41-45 (Rome). $5,771 12/5/02.


AR Denarius (Posthumous)


RIC 70 (Claudius), BMC 97 (Claudius), BN 3, C 2 Denarius Obv: NEROCLAVDIVSDRVSVSGERMANICVSIMP – Laureate head left.
Rev: No legend – Triumphal arch reading DE GERM; statue of Claudius riding horse right, holding scepter and two trophies with seated captives on either side above. 41-45 (Rome).



RIC 74 (Claudius), BMC 107 (Claudius), C 6 Denarius Obv: NEROCLAVDIVSDRVSVSGERMANICVSIMP – Laureate head left.
Rev: DEGERMANIS – Two shields, two pair of spears and two trumpets crossed over vexillum with flag. 41-45 (Rome). $1,200 1/13/03.


AE Sestertius (Posthumous)


RIC 93 (Claudius), BMC 157 (Claudius), S 593 Sestertius Obv: NEROCLAVDIVSDRVSVSGERMANICVSIMP – Bare head left.
Rev: TICLAVDIVSCAESARAVGPMTRPIMP Exe: SC – Claudius seated left, holding branch; weapons on floor. 41-42 (Rome).



RIC 109 (Claudius), C 8 Sestertius Obv: NEROCLAVDIVSDRVSVSGERMANICVSIMP – Bare head left.
Rev: TICLAVDIVSCAESARAVGPMTRPIMPPP Exe: SC – Claudius seated left, holding branch; weapons on floor. 41-42 (Rome). $700 9/24/03.


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