Cunobelinus Bull Sacrifice. Bronze unit.


By c.AD10 Cunobelinus, ‘hound of Belenus’, son of Tasciovanos and Cymbeline of Shakespeare, had united the Catuvellauni and Trinovantes. By AD 43 his family had control of the Cantiaci, Atrebates and Regini, and influence with the Dobunni and Iceni and possibly the Corieltavi also. Suetonius (Caligula 44) called Cunobelinus ‘Britannorum rex’.


Cunobelinus Bull Sacrifice. C.AD 8-41. Bronze unit. 15mm. 1.76g. Pegasus facing right, C[V] above./ Victory stabbing bull facing right. ABC 2972, VA 2099, BMC 1913-19, S 343. Nr VF, beautiful brown patina, bold Pegasus and Victory.Ex M Cuddeford coll.                                                                       Was £150. Now only £120

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