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

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Canute (1016-35), Penny, Short cross type (c.1029-35/36), London Mint, moneyer Brungar, diademed bust left with lis tipped sceptre, legend surrounding, CNVT RECX. Rev, voided short cross, within linear circle and…
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Description

Canute (1016-35), Penny, Short cross type (c.1029-35/36), London Mint, moneyer Brungar, diademed bust left with lis tipped sceptre, legend surrounding, CNVT RECX. Rev, voided short cross, within linear circle and legend surrounding, reads +BRVNGΛR ON LV:, some letters ligatured in moneyer script, 18mm, 1.03g (S.1159; N.790; BMC XVI; SCBI 14 [Copenhagen, Part IIIb], 2252-62).

Rich grey toning, darker around the periphery, well struck portrait especially in the breastplate and pellet fasteners, with a little softness in the King’s profile. Reverse, sandy yellow tone with underlying lustre, clear legends. Good very fine.

Ex Baldwin’s Basement, with an additional ticket in the hand of Peter Mitchell

Specification

Period 1016 - 1035
Date 1029-35/6
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Cnut

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Mint Mark

London

Weight 1.03 g

Provenance

Ex Baldwin’s Basement, with an additional ticket in the hand of Peter Mitchell

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