Nero Claudius Drusus.
|Sale: CNG 79, Lot: 1052. Estimate $750.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 17 September 2008.
Sold For $900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Died 9 BC. AR Denarius (3.57 g, 8h). Lugdunum (Lyon) mint. Struck under Claudius. Laureate head left / D • E above and GERM on architrave of triumphal arch surmounted by equestrian statue right between two trophies, each with seated and bound captive at foot. RIC I 70 (Claudius, Rome mint); von Kaenel Type 12 (unlisted dies); Lyon 23/4 (D91/R102); RSC 2. VF, toned, porous surfaces, some shallow scratches. Rare.
From the Gordon S. Parry Collection. Ex Peus 334 (4 November 1992), lot 837.