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

Item Reference: C201012812 Sold Share
Canute (1016-35), Penny, Quatrefoil type (c.1017-1023), Thetford mint, moneyer Ealdred, crowned and draped bust left within quatrefoil, legend commences at one 1 o’clock, +CNVT REX ΛNGLOR. Rev, long voided cross…
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Canute (1016-35), Penny, Quatrefoil type (c.1017-1023), Thetford mint, moneyer Ealdred, crowned and draped bust left within quatrefoil, legend commences at one 1 o’clock, +CNVT REX ΛNGLOR. Rev, long voided cross over quatrefoil with pellet cusps and pellet centre, reads +EΛLDR-D MO DED, 1.02g (S.1157; N.781; BMC VIII; SCBI 15 (Copenhagen) 3805-3809 ; Blackburn and Lyon, Thet. A1).

Slightly blocky dies illustrated in parts of the legend inscription, comprehensive portrait. Reverse, mottled in the tone, very fine on good metal.

Specification

Period 1016 - 1035
Date 1017-1023
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Cnut

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Thetford

References S.1157; N.781; BMC VIII; SCBI 15 (Copenhagen) 3805-3809 ; Blackburn and Lyon, Thet. A1
Weight 1.02 g

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