ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Cnut.
|CNG 85, Lot: 1513. Estimate $300.
Sold for $310. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1016-1035. AR Penny (18mm, 0.92 g, 12h). Pointed Helmet type (BMC xiv, Hild. G). London mint; Leofweald, moneyer. Struck circa 1024-1030. + CNVT RECX ΛN, bust left, wearing pointed helmet; scepter before / + L•EΘFPΘLD ΘN LVN:, voided short cross, limbs united at base by two concentric circles with pellet in center; in each angle, broken annulet enclosing pellet. SCBI 14 (Copenhagen), 2801/2802 (same obv./rev. die); Hild. 2591; BMC 417; North 787; SCBC 1158. Good VF, toned, flat spot on obverse.
From the Marie Karlsson Collection.