Canute (1016-35), Penny, Short cross type, York, moneyer Crucan

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

Canute (1016-35), Penny, Short cross type (c.1029-35/36), York Mint, moneyer Crucan, diademed bust left with lis tipped sceptre, legend surrounding, CNVT RECXΛ. Rev, voided short cross, within linear circle and legend surrounding, reads +CRVCΛN ON EOFE:, 1.10g (S.1159; N.790; BMC XVI; SCBI 9 [Ashmoleon], 732; SCBI [Copenhagen, Part IIIa], 590-604, various mint signatures).

Evenly distributed cabinet tone, a fusion of mid colour grey with light gold, containing much of its original mint brilliance. Free from peckmarks, on round flan, a little rub on the lowest point of bust. Reverse, excellent, die break in the second quarter of short cross, slightly flat to the western most tip of rim. Portrait comprehensive, legends clear, slightly soft in the initial strike. Bold good very fine, reverse better.

Specification

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

British

Denomination

Penny

Coin Ruler

Cnut

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

York mint

References S.1159; N.790; BMC XVI; SCBI 9 [Ashmoleon], 732; SCBI [Copenhagen, Part IIIa], 590-604, various mint signatures
Weight 1.10 g

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