ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Cnut.
|CNG 85, Lot: 1514. Estimate $500.
Sold for $625. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1016-1035. AR Penny (18mm, 1.04 g, 3h). Pointed Helmet type (BMC xiv, Hild. G). Norwich mint; Hwætman, moneyer. Struck circa 1024-1030. + CNVT R•ECX Λ, bust left, wearing pointed helmet; scepter before / + HPΛTΛMΛN ΘN NΘR, voided short cross, limbs united at base by two concentric circles with pellet in center; in each angle, broken annulet enclosing pellet. SCBI 15 (Copenhagen), 3171-2 (same dies); Hild. 2930; BMC -; North 787; SCBC 1158. EF, lightly toned.
From the Marie Karlsson Collection. Ex Myntgalleriet AB (20 May 1995), lot 667.