Cunobelinus Warriors 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 Warriors.c.AD8-41. Bronze unit. 12-14mm. 2.11g. Warrior on horse right, [C]V behind, NOB below./ Warrior standing left, holding spear and shield, [TASC]IIO VAN[TIS] around, beaded border. ABC 2963, VA 2093, BMC 1961-67, S 338. Bold VF, glossy greeny-brown patina.                                                            Was £125. Now only £95 SPECIAL PRICE £75

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