Cunobelinus Rex 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 Rex. c.AD8-41. Bronze unit. 13mm. 1.51g. Bust right./ Bull right. ABC 2966, VA 2095, BMC 1944-51, S 340. Fair, greeney-brown patina, bold bull. Ex Robert Dias collection. Was £45. Now only £25
1 in stock