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

Item Reference: C212012357 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 REX ΛNG. 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 REX ΛNG. Rev, short voided cross with pellet and annulet centre, pellet in annulet in each angle, all within linear circle, reads +EDPINE ON ÐEOD, 19mm, 1.02g (S.1158; N.787; BMC XIV; SCBI 15 [Copenhagen, Part IIIc] 3824-7).

Light distressed mottled toning in a bright chrome yellow with a Silver backdrop. Under closer inspection adequately struck with all the lines to the King’s portrait, legends in the main clear. Reverse, nice contrasting toning of navy into amber, legends legible, no peckmarks. 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

Size (mm)

19

References S.1158; N.787; BMC XIV; SCBI 15 [Copenhagen, Part IIIc] 3824-7
Weight 1.02 g

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