Canute (1016-35), Short Cross Penny, Lincoln mint

Item Reference: C201015557 Sold Share
Canute (1016-35), Penny, Short cross type (c.1029-35/36), Lincoln Mint, moneyer Swartinc, diademed bust left with lis tipped sceptre, legend surrounding, CNVT RE•CX. Rev, voided short cross, within linear circle and…
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Description

Canute (1016-35), Penny, Short cross type (c.1029-35/36), Lincoln Mint, moneyer Swartinc, diademed bust left with lis tipped sceptre, legend surrounding, CNVT RE•CX. Rev, voided short cross, within linear circle and legend surrounding, reads +SPEΛRTINC ON LINC, NC in legend ligate, 1.15g (S.1159; N.790; BMC XVI; SCBI 14 [Copenhagen, Part IIIb] 1865, same dies and weight; Mossop, plate LV, 26).

Slightly concave due to wave in flan, darkly toned with an amber undertone. Small areas of weakness to the right hand side of lis tipped sceptre, excellent portrait pleasing hair striations, soft in the mandible section of jaw. Reverse, legends all with clarity, soft spot in the eastern point of the voided short cross. A conservative grading at bold good very fine if not better, much eye appeal.

Specification

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

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Cnut

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Lincoln Mint

References S.1159; N.790; BMC XVI; SCBI 14 [Copenhagen, Part IIIb] 1865, same dies and weight; Mossop, plate LV, 26
Weight 1.15 g

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