Cnut, Penny, Norwich

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Cnut (1016-1035), silver Penny, quatrefoil type, Norwich Mint, Moneyer Godwine, crowned and draped bust left within quatrefoil, legend commences at bottom, +CNVT REX ANGLORVI, outer beaded circle surrounding both sides,…
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Cnut (1016-1035), silver Penny, quatrefoil type, Norwich Mint, Moneyer Godwine, crowned and draped bust left within quatrefoil, legend commences at bottom, +CNVT REX ANGLORVI, outer beaded circle surrounding both sides, rev long voided cross with pellet centre and tri-crescent terminals, over quatrefoil with pellet on each cusp, +GO DPIN EMO NOR, 1.06g (BMC type VIII; N.781; S.1157).

Partially cleaned with discolouration otherwise good very fine.

This coin struck from dies of the mid “Lincoln” 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 Lincoln and supplied for use to strike coinage in Norwich.

Specification

Period1016 - 1035 AD
Coin Group

British

Demonination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Cnut

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Norwich Mint

ReferencesS.1157
Weight1.06 g

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