Canute (1016-35), Penny, Helmet type, 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 ΛN: Rev, short voided cross…
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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 ΛN: Rev, short voided cross with pellet and annulet centre, pellet in annulet in each angle, all within linear circle, reads +ÆLFPINE ON ÐEODF, 0.95g (S.1158; N.787; BMC XIV; SCBI 15 [Copenhagen, Part IIIc] 3769).

Softly struck nevertheless still detailed, some sporadic encrustations, free from peckmarks both sides, a well-executed portrait, legible legends. Reverse, near enough as struck with blocky dies, moneyer mint inscription definitive. Bold good very fine, light slate grey toning.

Specification

Period 1016 - 1035
Date 1024-30
Coin Group

British

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
Weight 0.95 g

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