ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Cnut.
|CNG 85, Lot: 1519. Estimate $100.
Sold for $230. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1016-1035. AR Penny (17mm, 0.80 g, 6h). Jewel Cross type (BMC xx, Hild. K). Dover mint; Leofwine, moneyer. Posthumous issue, struck under Harthacnut, 1036-1037. + CNVT R• RECX Λ, diademed bust left / + LEOEFPINE ON DOF:, cross composed of four ovals united at base by two concentric circles. SCBI 13 (Copenhagen), 393 var. (rev. legend); Hild. 343 var. (same); BMC -; North 797; SCBC 1160. VF, toned, broken. Very rare, and with an unpublished spelling of the moneyer’s name.
From the Marie Karlsson Collection.