ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Cnut.
|CNG 85, Lot: 1506. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $1500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1016-1035. AR Penny (18mm, 0.92 g, 6h). Quatrefoil type variety (BMC viiid, Hild. Ed). Worcester mint; Æthelwine, moneyer. Struck circa 1017-1023. + CNVT REX ΛNGLORV, diademed
bust left in quatrefoil / + ÆÐELPI(NE) ON PIHR, voided long cross with triple-crescent ends and pellet at center, over quatrefoil. Blackburn & Lyon p. 252; SCBI -; Hild. 3703 corr. = Blackburn & Lyon pl. 13.9, 15; BMC -; North 785; SCBC 1157 var. (bust type). VF, peck marks, slight roughness to dies. Extremely rare, possibly the second known.
From the Marie Karlsson Collection.