Canute (1016-35), Penny, Helmet type, Thetford mint

Item Reference: C212005693 Sold Share
Canute (1016-35), Penny, Helmet type (c.1024-1030), Thetford mint, moneyer Wineman, 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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Canute (1016-35), Penny, Helmet type (c.1024-1030), Thetford mint, moneyer Wineman, 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 +PINEMΛN ONN ÐEO, 1.03g (S.1158; N.787; BMC XIV; SCBI 15 [Copenhagen, Part IIIc] 3864-9).

Struck with a rusty obverse die, clear portrait noticeably well detailed around the drapery, some die breaks, legible legends. Reverse, precise and definitive script with a few light surface markings. Good very fine, reverse impressive. Lightly toned with amber underlying lustre.

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] 3864-9
Weight 1.03 g

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