British Viking - Cnut - CVNETTI - York Penny
Coins - Saxon and Viking
GBP (£) 250 - 350
EUR (€) 300 - 420
USD ($) 310 - 440
Sold for (Inc. premium): £414
C. 895-902 AD. Viking Coinage, Cnut Group. Obv: small cross pattee with pellet in 2nd and 4th angles and having +CVN ET TI legend with trefoils separating. Rev: C N V T at ends of long cross crosslet with R E X in angles. 1.30 grams. Good very fine and toned.
The tone and colour reminiscent of coins from the Cuerdale Hoard but no confirmed provenance for this coin.
S. 993; N. 501; cf. ASC, Lyon & Stewart IIb/e; cf. BAR 180.
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury WayLondon WC1A 2TH
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