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

Item Reference: C212012415 Sold Share
Canute (1016-35), Penny, Short cross type (c.1029-35/36), Stamford Mint, moneyer Leofwine, 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), Stamford Mint, moneyer Leofwine, diademed bust left with lis tipped sceptre, legend surrounding, CNV•T REX:. Rev, voided short cross, within linear circle and legend surrounding, reads +LEOFPINE ON STAN, 18mm, 0.99g (S.1159; N.790; BMC XVI; SCBI 15 [Copenhagen, Part IIIc], 3603-11, 4414).

Blue-green lustrous toning, a consistently well detailed example with clear legends, portrait well executed, some peckmarks both sides synonymous for the type. A couple of small striking perforations, only visible when held to good light. Comprehensive very fine.

Ex William H Pheatt, Lot 572

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

Stamford

Size (mm)

18

References S.1159; N.790; BMC XVI; SCBI 15 [Copenhagen, Part IIIc], 3603-11, 4414
Weight 0.99 g

Provenance

Ex William H Pheatt, Lot 572

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