Cnut, Penny, Thetford

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Canute (1016-1035), silver Penny, quatrefoil type, Thetford Mint, Moneyer Sprunt, crowned and draped bust left within quatrefoil, legend commences at upper left, +CNVT REX ANGLOR, outer beaded circle surrounding both…
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Canute (1016-1035), silver Penny, quatrefoil type, Thetford Mint, Moneyer Sprunt, crowned and draped bust left within quatrefoil, legend commences at upper left, +CNVT REX ANGLOR, outer beaded circle surrounding both sides, rev long voided cross with pellet centre and tri-crescent terminals, over quatrefoil with pellet on each cusp, +SP RVN T ON ĐEO, 1.03g (BMC type VIII; N.781; S.1157).

Lightly toned, almost extremely fine.

This coin struck from dies of early “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 Thetford.

Specification

Period1016 - 1035 AD
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Cnut

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Thetford Mint

ReferencesS.1157

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