Canute (1016-35), Penny, Helmet type, Worcester mint, moneyer Aegelwine,

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Canute (1016-35), Penny, Helmet type (c.1024-1030), Worcester mint, moneyer Aegelwine, pointed helmet bust left with sceptre in front, legend surrounding at 1 o’clock, CNVT R•EX ΛN. Rev, short voided cross…
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Canute (1016-35), Penny, Helmet type (c.1024-1030), Worcester mint, moneyer Aegelwine, pointed helmet bust left with sceptre in front, legend surrounding at 1 o’clock, CNVT R•EX ΛN. Rev, short voided cross with pellet and annulet centre, pellet in annulet in each angle, all within linear circle, reads +ÆGELPINE ON PIHR, some letters ligate, 1.09g (S.1158; N.787; BMC XIV; SCBI 15 [Copenhagen, Part IIIc], 3950-52).

Struck on a wavy flan, legends legible both sides with a well detailed portrait. A very rare mint for type, with only one other surfacing at Auction in 2001 via CNG (19.09.2001, Auction 58, lot 1826,). Reverse dies partially rusty, evenly toned with a pleasing portrait, some softness in strike. Very fine, rare.

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

Worcester mint

References S.1158; N.787; BMC XIV; SCBI 15 [Copenhagen, Part IIIc], 3950-52
Weight 1.09 g

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