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

Item Reference: C212012273 Sold Share
Canute (1016-35), Penny, Quatrefoil type (c.1017-1023), Thetford mint, moneyer Sprunt, Thetford mint, early dies, crowned draped bust left within quatrefoil, legend commences at 11 o’clock, +CNVT REX ΛNGLOX. Rev, long…
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Canute (1016-35), Penny, Quatrefoil type (c.1017-1023), Thetford mint, moneyer Sprunt, Thetford mint, early dies, 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 ZPRVNT ON DEOD, 20mm, 1.05g (S.1157; N.781; BMC VIII; SCBI 15 [Copenhagen], 3850-52).

Lightly toned with hues of gold evenly distributed around the outer recesses of obverse, compact portrait with the divisions to drapery outlined, legends clear, obverse die partially rusty. Reverse, moneyer mint inscription fluid, with the slightest of clashing in the ZP of moneyers name. Free from peckmarks, good very fine, pleasing.

Specification

Period 1016 - 1035
Date 1017-23
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Cnut

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Thetford

Size (mm)

20

References S.1157; N.781; BMC VIII; SCBI 15 [Copenhagen], 3850-52
Weight 1.05 g

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