ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Cnut.
|CNG 85, Lot: 1500. Estimate $300.
Sold for $360. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1016-1035. AR Penny (19mm, 0.98 g, 9h). Quatrefoil type (BMC viii, Hild. E). London mint; Wulfstan, moneyer. Struck circa 1017-1023. + CNVT REX ΛNGLOR:, crowned bust left in quatrefoil; pellet behind neck / + PVLFSTΛN ON LV(ND), voided long cross with triple-crescent ends and pellet at center, over quatrefoil. Blackburn & Lyon Lon. C style; SCBI 14 (Copenhagen), 2991 (same dies); Hild. 2781; BMC -; North 781; SCBC 1157. VF, bright surfaces, struck a little weakly.
From the Marie Karlsson Collection.