Canute (1016-35), Pointed Helmet Penny, Dover mint

Item Reference: C201015519 Sold Share
Canute (1016-35), Penny, Helmet type (c.1024-1030), Dover mint, moneyer Eadsige, pointed helmet bust left with sceptre in front, legend surrounding at 1 o’clock, CNVT RECXΛ: Rev, short voided cross with…
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Description

Canute (1016-35), Penny, Helmet type (c.1024-1030), Dover mint, moneyer Eadsige, pointed helmet bust left with sceptre in front, legend surrounding at 1 o’clock, CNVT RECXΛ: Rev, short voided cross with pellet and annulet centre, pellet in annulet in each angle, all within linear circle, reads +EDSIGEE ON DOFER•A: ,1.03g (S.1158; N.787; BMC XIV; SCBI 13 [Copenhagen, Part IIIa] 345-47).

A darkly toned fusion of charcoal grey with hues of mint amber complimented by clear fields. Some doubling in obverse portrait, few light metal flan stress striations, legends all immediately readable with few soft spots. Rev, a little weakness in central motif, all legends precise, struck on good metal. Very fine, in a popular mint town.

Specification

Period 1016 - 1035
Date 1024-30
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Cnut

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Dover mint

References S.1158; N.787; BMC XIV; SCBI 13 [Copenhagen, Part IIIa] 345-47
Weight 1.03 g

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