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

Item Reference: C212005666 Sold Share
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:, 1.11g (S.1158; N.787; BMC XIV; SCBI 15 [Copenhagen, Part IIIc] 3769).

A good strike on a broad flan. Free from peckmarks both sides, a well-executed portrait with a little ghosting, legible legends, some areas marginally flat. Obverse with what appears to be a die flaw or scratch at 12 o clock. Comprehensive very fine, slate grey toning.

Specification

Period 1016 - 1035
Date 1024-30
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Penny

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 1.11 g

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