Cunobelinus Spread Eagle 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 Spread Eagle. c.AD8-41. Bronze unit. 15mm. 2.03g. Laureate head left, [CAM] in front./ Spread winged eagle. ABC 2954, VA 2087, BMC 1920, S 335.Fair. EXTREMELY RARE                                               Was £35. Now only £10

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