Canute (1016-35), Penny, Short cross type, Lincoln Mint, moneyer Leofinc

Item Reference: C212003336 Sold Share
Canute (1016-35), Penny, Short cross type (c.1029-35/36), Lincoln Mint, moneyer Leofinc, diademed bust left with lis tipped sceptre, legend surrounding, CNVT RC:. 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 Leofinc, diademed bust left with lis tipped sceptre, legend surrounding, CNVT RC:. Rev, voided short cross, within linear circle and legend surrounding, reads +LIFINC ON LINC:., 1.12g (S.1159; N.790; BMC XVI; SCBI 14 [Copenhagen, Part IIIb], 1720 same dies).

Slight wave in flan, brightly toned with an amber glow. Small area of weakness in strike at 5 o’clock reflected on reverse in part of moneyers name, excellent portrait, free from peckmarks. Reverse, bold with legends legible, tiny die lamination in centre. Bold good very fine, much eye appeal.

Specification

Period 1016 - 1035
Date c.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; SCBI 14 [Copenhagen, Part IIIb], 1720 same dies
Weight 1.12 g

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