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Canute Penny, Canterbury, Leofnoth

Item Reference: HG53116

Canute Penny, Canterbury, Leofnoth

Canute (1016-1035), Penny, short cross type (1029-35/6), Canterbury Mint, Moneyer Leofnoth, diademed bust left with sceptre, legend commences at top, +CNV T RECX, rev short voided cross with pellet and annulet centre, within linear circle, +LEOFNOĐ ON CEN, 1.16g (BMC type XVI; N.790; S.1159).

Toned, double struck on reverse, with a very nice portrait, a bold very fine.

Purchased from A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd, October 1992