ANGLO-SAXON, Anglo-Viking (Danish Northumbria). Cnut.
|CNG 91, Lot: 1453. Estimate $750.
Sold for $700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 900-905. AR Penny (20mm, 1.28 g, 3h). Type Is/Ebraice Civitas type. Eoferwic (York) mint. Inverted patriarchal cross; C И V T at the end of limbs, with R E X and quatrefoil in angles; additional quatrefoil after R, trefoil before X / + ER (trefoil) IΛR (quatrefoil) ICE (trefoil) I (trefoil), small cross pattée; two pellets around. L&S Is; SCBI 29 (Merseyside), 222-6 var. (pellets on rev.; same obv. die); cf. BMC 898; North 497; SCBC 991. Good VF, toned. Excellent surfaces.
Ex Jim Sazama Collection (Part I, Dix, Noonan, Webb 93, 26 September 2011), lot 1042; Rasmussen FPL 19 (Summer 2010), no. 10.