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

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Canute (1016-35), Penny, Quatrefoil type (c.1017-1023), Winchester mint, moneyer Aelfstan, Winchester bust, Middle period dies [Win. M], crowned and draped bust left within quatrefoil, legend commences at 12 o’clock, +CNVT…
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Description

Canute (1016-35), Penny, Quatrefoil type (c.1017-1023), Winchester mint, moneyer Aelfstan, Winchester bust, Middle period dies [Win. M], crowned and draped bust left within quatrefoil, legend commences at 12 o’clock, +CNVT REX ΛNGLORV. Rev, long voided cross over quatrefoil with pellet cusps and pellet centre, reads +ÆLFSTAN ON PINCST, 0.90g (S.1157; N.781; BMC VIII; SCBI 15 [Copenhagen Part IIIc], 4027-31).

Weakly struck partially in Kings profile with blocked dies or dishing between 12 – 3 o’clock (reflected on reverse also), otherwise very fine with the bulk of legends clearly legible, on good metal with a lustrous rich tone.

Specification

Period 1016 - 1035
Date c.1017-23
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Penny

Coin Ruler

Cnut

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Winchester

References S.1157; N.781; BMC VIII; SCBI 15 [Copenhagen Part IIIc], 4027-31
Weight 0.90 g

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