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Cunobelinus Pegasus Victory Left bronze unit

£60

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’.

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Cunobelinus Pegasus Victory Left. c.AD8-41. Bronze unit. 15mm. 2.57g. Pegasus left. head turned back./ Victory standing left. ABC 2921, VA 1973, BMC 1938-43, S 325. Good F/F, bold Pegasus. Ex Tony Abramsom collection. SCARCE.                         Was £80. Now only £60  

Tony Abramson is author of Sceattas, an Illustrated Guide, Heritage 2006.

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