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

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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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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:, 1.08g (S.1158; N.787; BMC XIV; SCBI 15 [Copenhagen, Part IIIc] 3769).

A crisp strike on a broad flan with a considerable level of coverage of each of the toothed borders. Free from peckmarks both sides, a well-executed portrait with legible legends, some areas marginally flat. Reverse with what appears to be an adjustment mark in third quarter. Bold good very fine, light slate grey toning.

Specification

Period 1016 - 1035
Date c.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
Weight 1.08 g

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