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Rare Canute Penny of Leicester

Price £950

Rare Canute Penny of Leicester

Canute (1016-1035), Penny, short cross type (1029-35/6), Wulfnoth of Leicester Mint, diademed bust left with sceptre, +CNVT: R EX A legend commences at top, rev short voided cross with pellet in annulet centre, all within linear circle, +PVLNOÐ ON LEHR, 1.09g (BMC type XVI; N.781; S.11 59).

Reverse struck off-centre, otherwise toned, almost extremely fine, a rare mint