Canute (1016-35), Penny, Helmet type (c.1024-1030), Dover mint

Item Reference: C212003315 Sold Share
Canute (1016-35), Penny, Helmet type (c.1024-1030), Dover mint, moneyer Leofwine, pointed helmet bust left with sceptre in front, legend surrounding at 1 o’clock, CNVT RECXΛ•. Rev, short voided cross with…
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Description

Canute (1016-35), Penny, Helmet type (c.1024-1030), Dover mint, moneyer Leofwine, pointed helmet bust left with sceptre in front, legend surrounding at 1 o’clock, CNVT RECXΛ•. Rev, short voided cross with pellet and annulet centre, pellet in annulet in each angle, all within linear circle, reads +LVFPINE ON DOFR•, 0.97g (S.1158; N.787; BMC XIV; SCBI 13 [Copenhagen, Part IIIa], 397-404).

A comprehensive example, bright lustrous tone, well struck despite some die clashing in places, free of peckmarks. Impressive definition in the reverse moneyer mint script. Very fine.

Specification

Period 1016 - 1035
Date 1024-30
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Cnut

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Dover

References S.1158; N.787; BMC XIV; SCBI 13 [Copenhagen, Part IIIa], 397-404
Weight 0.97 g

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