Cnut, Penny, London

Item Reference: C156KG058204 Sold Share
Cnut (1016-1035), silver Penny, quatrefoil type, London Mint, Moneyer Eadnoth, crowned and draped bust left within quatrefoil, legend commences at lower left, +CNVT REX ANGLORV, outer beaded circle surrounding both…
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Description

Cnut (1016-1035), silver Penny, quatrefoil type, London Mint, Moneyer Eadnoth, crowned and draped bust left within quatrefoil, legend commences at lower left, +CNVT REX ANGLORV, outer beaded circle surrounding both sides, rev long voided cross with pellet centre and tri-crescent terminals, over quatrefoil with pellet on each cusp, +EAD NOĐ ON LV NDEI, 1.02g (BMC type VIII; N.781; S.1157).

Almost extremely fine.

This coin struck from dies of the early class C “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 London.

Specification

Period1016 - 1035 AD
Coin Group

British

Demonination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Cnut

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

London mint

ReferencesS.1157
Weight1.02 g

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