Canute (1016-35), Penny, Short cross type, London Mint, moneyer Brungar

Item Reference: C212003341 Sold Share
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:, 1.10g (S.1159; N.790; BMC XVI; SCBI 14 [Copenhagen, Part IIIb], 2259).

Lightly toned with a rich lustrous golden veneer, free from peckmarks with a fully centred strike. Obverse portrait superb with a soft spot at 9 o’clock in the letter puncheon for R in RECX. Rev, executed with rusty dies, nevertheless mint moneyer script legible. Bold good very fine, pleasing.

Specification

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

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Cnut

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

London

References S.1159; N.790; BMC XVI; SCBI 14 [Copenhagen, Part IIIb], 2259
Weight 1.10 g

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