Cnut, Penny, Ipswich

Item Reference: C156KG058183 Sold Share
Canute, silver Penny, quatrefoil type, Ipswich Mint, Moneyer Edric, crowned and draped bust left within quatrefoil, legend commences at lower left, +CNVT REX ANGLORVM, outer beaded circle surrounding both sides,…
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Canute, silver Penny, quatrefoil type, Ipswich Mint, Moneyer Edric, crowned and draped bust left within quatrefoil, legend commences at lower left, +CNVT REX ANGLORVM, outer beaded circle surrounding both sides, rev long voided cross with pellet centre and tri-crescent terminals, over quatrefoil with pellet on each cusp, +ED RIC MΩO GIP, 1.07g (Sadler II fig.433/438; BMC type VIII; N.781; S.1157).

Lightly toned, almost extremely fine.

This coin struck from dies of the late A class “London” style as defined by Blackburn and Lyon in their article “Regional Die-Production in Cnut’s Quatrefoil Issue” chapter 13 of Anglo-Saxon Monetary History. These dies therefore cut at London and supplied for use to strike coinage in Ipswich.

Specification

Period1016 - 1035 AD
Coin Group

British

Demonination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Cnut

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Ipswich mint

ReferencesS.1157
Weight1.07 g

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