Canute (1016-35), Penny, Short cross type (c.1029-35/36), Stamford Mint, Lance in lieu of sceptre variation

Item Reference: C212012435 Sold Share
Canute (1016-35), Penny, Short cross type (c.1029-35/36), Stamford Mint, moneyer Thurstan, diademed bust left with lance headed sceptre variation, legend surrounding, CNVT REX. Rev, voided short cross, within linear circle…
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Description

Canute (1016-35), Penny, Short cross type (c.1029-35/36), Stamford Mint, moneyer Thurstan, diademed bust left with lance headed sceptre variation, legend surrounding, CNVT REX. Rev, voided short cross, within linear circle and legend surrounding, reads + ÐVRSTAN ON STΛ, 18mm, 0.95g (S.1159; N.790; BMC XVI; SCBI 15 [Copenhagen, Part IIIc], 3662).

Lightly toned with a subtle yellow undertone around the periphery, legends clear with a handsome portrait, lance in lieu of sceptre variation, a die break, light scrape or striking lamination on obverse. Reverse, similar scrape running through from the 1st to 4th quarter, legends concise. Good very fine in the strike, extremely rare in the lance headed sceptre.

Specification

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

British

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], 3662
Weight 0.95 g

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