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Nero Claudius Drusus, RIC I, 93
Nero Claudius Drusus, died 9 BC, father of Claudius I
AE - Sestertius, 35mm, 29.17g
Rome, AD 42/43(?)
obv. NERO CLAVDIVS DRVSVS GERMANICVS IMP
Bare head, l.
rev. TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG PM TRP IMP - SC in ex.
Claudius, bare-headed, togate, std. l. on sella curulis, which stands on globus
and at which a sword is leaning; his l. foot resting on a cuirass; at his feet
and under the chair several shields, spears and a helmet are spread; he is
holding a branch in his r. hand and his l. hand rests on his knee.
RIC I, (Claudius) 93; C.8; BMC 157; CBN128; Kaenel 57
about VF, brown patina, some old scratches in the fields

This type has been struck in 3 different mints:
(1) Spanish mint, region of Tarraco/eastern Spain
(2) Spanish mint, region of Astorga/north-western Spain
(3) Gallic mint, recognizable by its fine style
This coin (without PP) is from the Pobla de Mafumet hoard, so probably struck in Tarraco (Curtis Clay)

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Noah  [Apr 15, 2007 at 03:26 AM]
That is a nice coin!!
randy h2  [Sep 02, 2009 at 10:40 AM]
nice