Nero Claudius Drusus

38 BC - 9 BC

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.


S 593 Sestertius Obv: NEROCLAVDIVSDRVSVSGERMANICVSIMP, Bare head left.
Rev: TICLAUDIUSCAESARAVGPMTRPIMPPP S C, Claudius seated left on curule chair amidst arms