ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Cnut.
|CNG 85, Lot: 1515. Estimate $150.
Sold for $310. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1016-1035. AR Penny (20mm, 1.08 g, 6h). Pointed Helmet type (BMC xiv, Hild. G). Thetford mint; Ælfwine, moneyer. Struck circa 1024-1030. + CNVT REX ΛNGL:, bust left, wearing pointed helmet; scepter before / + ÆLFPINE: ON ÐEODF:, voided short cross, limbs united at base by two concentric circles with pellet in center; in each angle, broken annulet enclosing pellet. Carson 62 corr. (obv. legend); SCBI 15 (Copenhagen), 3767-9 (same rev. die); Hild. 3450; BMC 600; North 787; SCBC 1158. VF, toned, small edge crack, surface crack on obverse, a few peck marks.
From the Marie Karlsson Collection.