Nero Claudius Drusus (13th January 38 BC - 9 BC)

Nero Claudius Drusus Germanicus, born Decimus Claudius Drusus and variously called Drusus, Drusus I or Drusus the Elder; was the younger son of Livia, wife of Augustus, and her first husband, Tiberius Claudius Nero, and was thus a patrician Claudian on both sides.

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Nero Claudius Drusus (father of Claudius) 'Victory in Germania' Denarius 024701

Extremely Rare (R2) Nero Claudius Drusus (father of Claudius) 'Victory in Germania' Denarius
Silver, 3.53 grams, 19.49 mm. Rome. 41-45 AD (struck under Claudius). Obverse: NERO CLAVDIVS DRVSVS GERMANICVS IMP, laureate head of Nero Claudius Drusus left. Reverse: DE GERMANIS, two crossed, oblong shields, two pairs of spears and two trumpets, in front of an upright vexillum with still flag. RIC 74; BMC 107; Cohen 6; RSC 6. Good very fine for issue. A significant coin which has been published on wildwinds.com

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Nero Claudius Drusus (father of Claudius) 'Victory in Germania' Denarius 024701


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RIC = Mattingly, Harold    The Roman Imperial Coinage
BMC = Coins of the Roman Empire in the British Museum
RSC = Seaby, H A    Roman Silver Coinage
RCV = Sear, David R    Roman Coins and Their Values
Cr = Crawford, Michael    The Roman Republican Coinage
SB = Sear, David R    Byzantine Coins and Their Values
S = Coins of England and the United Kingdom
WW = Wildwinds.com (reference & attribution site)



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