Canute (1016-35), Penny, Quatrefoil type (c.1017-1023), Cambridge

Item Reference: C223009656 Reserved Share
Canute (1016-35), Penny, Quatrefoil type (c.1017-1023), Cambridge mint, moneyer Adea, crowned bust portrait left within quatrefoil, legend commences, +CNVT REX ΛNGLO. Rev, long voided cross over quatrefoil with pellet cusps…
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Description

Canute (1016-35), Penny, Quatrefoil type (c.1017-1023), Cambridge mint, moneyer Adea, crowned bust portrait left within quatrefoil, legend commences, +CNVT REX ΛNGLO. Rev, long voided cross over quatrefoil with pellet cusps and pellet centre, reads +ΛDEΛ ON GRΛNTB, 0.93g (S.1157; N.781; BMC VIII; SCBI 1 [Fitzwilliam], 752; Blackburn & Lyon, London C, late style dies).

Blue grey cabinet tone with lustrous fields, legends concise with a well detailed portrait, clean lines in the drapery and divisions in the hair. Rev, mottled tone, moneyer and mint signatures clear. Bold good very fine, rare. Scarce mint town for type, rare moneyer.

Ex Dr John Tooze collection, lot 1038

Specification

Period 1017 - 1023
Date 1017-23
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Penny

Coin Ruler

Cnut

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Cambridge

Weight 0.93 g

Provenance

Ex. Dr Tooze, DNW, Auction 163, lot 1038, 18th September 2019.

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