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

Item Reference: C212012363 Sold Share
Canute (1016-35), Penny, Helmet type (c.1024-1030), Thetford mint, moneyer Eadwine, pointed helmet bust left with sceptre in front, legend surrounding at 1 o’clock, CNVT: RX Λ[N]. Rev, short voided cross…
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Description

Canute (1016-35), Penny, Helmet type (c.1024-1030), Thetford mint, moneyer Eadwine, pointed helmet bust left with sceptre in front, legend surrounding at 1 o’clock, CNVT: RX Λ[N]. Rev, short voided cross with pellet and annulet centre, pellet in annulet in each angle, all within linear circle, reads +EΛDPINE MO ÐEOD, 18mm, 1.02g (S.1158; N.787; BMC XIV; SCBI 15 [Copenhagen, Part IIIc] 3802-03).

Brine coloured toning, legends legible free from peckmarks, some slight ghosting in the portrait, nevertheless comprehensive. Reverse, struck with a rusty die, therefore grainy in the patina, legends legible. Very fine on a rounded flan.

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

Thetford

Size (mm)

18

References S.1158; N.787; BMC XIV; SCBI 15 [Copenhagen, Part IIIc] 3802-03
Weight 1.02 g

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