Canute (1016-35), Penny, Short cross type (c.1029-35/36), Lincoln Mint, moneyer Leofwold, diademed bust left with lis tipped sceptre, legend surrounding, CNVT RECX. Rev, voided short cross, within linear circle and legend surrounding, reads +LEOPOL ON LINC, 17mm, 0.87g (S.1159; N.790; BMC XVI; Mossop -). Sandstone grey toning, few encrustations, a fully centred strike with an impressive portrait. Legends clear both sides, a rarer moneyer initially marked on a backing ticket as unlisted. Good very fine, pleasing.
Ex Baldwin’s Basement, with a ticket in the hand of Peter Mitchell, an additional in house ticket also in place.