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

Item Reference: C212021589 Sold Share
Canute (1016-35), Penny, Quatrefoil type (c.1017-1023), London mint, moneyer Eadmund, crowned draped bust left within quatrefoil, legend commences at 11 o’clock, +CNVT REX ΛNGLOX. Rev, long voided cross over quatrefoil…
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Canute (1016-35), Penny, Quatrefoil type (c.1017-1023), London mint, moneyer Eadmund, crowned draped bust left within quatrefoil, legend commences at 11 o’clock, +CNVT REX ΛNGLOX. Rev, long voided cross over quatrefoil with pellet cusps and pellet centre, reads +EΛDMVND O LVND, the ND ligate in moneyers name, 0.91g (S.1157; N.781; BMC VIII; SCBI 14 [Copenhagen], 2307-08).

A full centred strike with pleasing olive steel grey tone, portrait strong with clear legends, lozenge style countermark in front of portrait. Rev, clear fields with a well embossed quatrefoil, free from peckmarks. Near extremely fine with an illustrious provenance.

Ex Dr E. Burstal collection

Specification

Period 1016 - 1035
Date 1017-23
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Penny

Coin Ruler

Cnut

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

London

Weight 0.91 g

Provenance

Ex Dr E. Burstal collection

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