Canute (1016-35), Penny, Quatrefoil type (c.1017-23), Southwark

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Canute (1016-35), Penny, Quatrefoil type (c.1017-23), Southwark mint, moneyer Leofric diademed and draped bust left within quatrefoil, legend surrounds +CNVT REX ΛNGLO. Rev, long voided cross over quatrefoil with pellet…
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Description

Canute (1016-35), Penny, Quatrefoil type (c.1017-23), Southwark mint, moneyer Leofric diademed and draped bust left within quatrefoil, legend surrounds +CNVT REX ΛNGLO. Rev, long voided cross over quatrefoil with pellet cusps and pellet centre, reads +LIOFRIC N SVDG, 1.06g (S.1157; N.781; BMC VIII; SCBI 15 [Copenhagen], 3729-30; Blackburn & Lyon, London B dies).

Darkly toned and nicely struck with pleasing overall detail in the portrait, legends legible. Some verdigris or encrustations mainly on the reverse, otherwise good very fine. Priced accordingly.

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

Southwark

Weight 1.06 g

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