This issue commemorates the birth of twin sons to Drusus Caesar and his wife Livia Drusilla (Livilla). This event became part of the series issued in 22 AD to promote the imperial virtue and dynastic solidity of the second emperor’s family. Tiberius Gemellus (meaning “twin”) was made principal heir with his cousin Caligula upon the death of Tiberius. Within the year, however, Caligula had his cousin murdered.
Confronting heads, each on top of cornucopia, cauduceus between
Legend around large SC
DRVSVS CAESAR TI AVG F DIVI AVG N PONT TR POT II around large SC
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