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Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
91001474
CNG 91, Lot: 1474. Estimate $500.
Sold for $900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Cnut. 1016-1035. AR Penny (18mm, 0.85 g, 4h). Quatrefoil type (BMC viii, Hild. E). Northwic (Norwich) mint; Æfic, moneyer. Struck circa 1017-1023. + CNV(T inverted) REX •Λ•NGL, crowned bust left; quatrefoil of pellets behind; all within quatrefoil / + ELFIC O NO(quatrefoil of pellets)RPI, voided long cross with triple-crescent ends and pellet at center, over quatrefoil; pellet in outer angles of quatrefoil. Blackburn & Lyon Thet. C style; Parsons, Symbols, p. 43, fig. 31 (same dies); SCBI –; Hild. –; BMC –; North 781; SCBC 1157. EF, toned. Exremely rare with quatrefoil of pellets on both sides, only one example published, in a museum collection (Stockholm).


From the Tradewinds Collection.