Cunobelinus

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Cunobelinus

(kjuːˌnɒbəˈlaɪnəs)
n
(Biography) also called Cymbeline. died ?42 ad, British ruler of the Catuvellauni tribe (?10–?42); founder of Colchester (?10)
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The Romans were seen as dodgy grape-lovers and the distinction was highlighted by the powerful Celtic king Cunobelin who minted patriotic gold coins with an ear of barley on one side.
Experts believe that this was the home of Cunobelin, 1st Century King of the Britons and arch-enemy of Emperor Claudius.