Canute (1016-35), Quatrefoil Penny, Southwark mint

Item Reference: C201012810 Sold Share
Canute (1016-35), Penny, Quatrefoil type (c.1017-1023), Southwark mint, moneyer Leofric, London style bust A, crowned and draped bust left within quatrefoil, legend commences, +CNVT REX ΛNGLOR. Rev, long voided cross…
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Description

Canute (1016-35), Penny, Quatrefoil type (c.1017-1023), Southwark mint, moneyer Leofric, London style bust A, crowned and draped bust left within quatrefoil, legend commences, +CNVT REX ΛNGLOR. Rev, long voided cross over quatrefoil with pellet cusps and pellet centre, reads +LIOFR IC N SVEG, 1.04g (S.1157; N.781; BMC VIII; SCBI – , Blackburn and Lyon, Lon.B).

Nicely toned example with a grain like appearance, slightly worn obverse die. London B style bust where legend begins at 12 o’clock. Reverse, excellent in the script, no detracting factors, classic Southwark quatrefoil. Moneyers name spelt Liofric as opposed to the more common spelling Leofric. Very fine.

Specification

Period 1016 - 1035
Date 1017-23
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Cnut

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Southwark Mint

References S.1157; N.781; BMC VIII; SCBI - , Blackburn and Lyon, Lon.B
Weight 1.04 g

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