Canute (1016-35), Penny, Short cross type (c.1029-35/36), Lincoln Mint

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Canute (1016-35), Penny, Short cross type (c.1029-35/36), Lincoln Mint, moneyer Ælfnoth, diademed bust left with lis tipped sceptre, legend surrounding, CNV•T REX. Rev, voided short cross, within linear circle and…
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Description

Canute (1016-35), Penny, Short cross type (c.1029-35/36), Lincoln Mint, moneyer Ælfnoth, diademed bust left with lis tipped sceptre, legend surrounding, CNV•T REX. Rev, voided short cross, within linear circle and legend surrounding, reads +ÆLFNOÐ ON LINC•, the N and L ligate, 1.06g (S.1159; N.790; BMC XVI; Mossop 1-3, plate L; SCBI 14 [Copenhagen, Part IIIb], 1522-27).

Sandy fawn toning, struck on a slightly undulating flan, portrait pleasing despite some peckmarks and light doubling/ die breaks. Reverse, clear moneyer mint inscriptions, small toning spot in 4th quarter, few peckmarks (1st and 3rd quarters). Pleasing very fine

Specification

Period 1016 - 1035
Date 1029-35/36
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Cnut

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Lincoln

References S.1159; N.790; BMC XVI; Mossop 1-3, plate L; SCBI 14 [Copenhagen, Part IIIb], 1522-27
Weight 1.06 g

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