Cunobelinus Stepping Horse 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 Corieltauvi also. Suetonius (Caligula 44) called Cunobelinus ‘Britannorum rex’.
Cunobelinus Stepping Horse. c.AD8-41. Bronze unit. 16mm. 3.14g. CVNO in tablet within wreath./ Horse stepping right, CAMV below. ABC 2975, VA 2101, BMC 1987-90, S 344. CCI 06.0110 (this coin). Good VF, bold horse, clear CAMV. Ex Emma-Jane Osgathorpe collection. SCARCE. Was £150. Now only £100
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