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

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Canute (1016-35), Penny, Helmet type (c.1024-1030), Thetford mint, moneyer Aelfwine, pointed helmet bust left with sceptre in front, legend surrounding at 1 o’clock, CNVT REX ΛNGL:. Rev, short voided cross…
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Description

Canute (1016-35), Penny, Helmet type (c.1024-1030), Thetford mint, moneyer Aelfwine, pointed helmet bust left with sceptre in front, legend surrounding at 1 o’clock, CNVT REX ΛNGL:. Rev, short voided cross with pellet and annulet centre, pellet in annulet in each angle, all within linear circle, reads +ÆLFPINE: ON ÐEODF:, 1.05g (S.1158; N.787; BMC XIV; SCBI 15 [Copenhagen, Part IIIc] 3769 same dies/ mint signature).

Struck using slightly worn obverse dies, free from peckmarks, legends generally legible with a few areas showing signs of clashing and legend distortion. Pleasing cabinet tone, 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

Thetford

References S.1158; N.787; BMC XIV; SCBI 15 [Copenhagen, Part IIIc] 3769 same dies/ mint signature
Weight 1.05 g

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