Drusus, son of Tiberius, born 13 B.C., died 14 September 23 A.D.
Drusus. Caesar, AD 19-23. Æ As (28mm, 10.63 g, 12h). Rome mint. Struck under Tiberius, AD 22-23. Bare head left / Legend around large S · C. RIC I 45 (Tiberius). Joe Geranio Collection
Drusus (also called Drusus Junior or Drusus the Younger), the only son of Tiberius, became heir to the throne after the death of Germanicus. Drusus ' wife Livilla was seduced by the praetorian prefect Sejanus and she poisoned Drusus to support Sejanus ' plot to become emperor. Dying before Tiberius, Drusus never obtained the throne. Sejanus ' plot was discovered in 31 B.C. and he and Livilla were executed.
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