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BG02934

Canute Helmet type Penny, Thetford, Alfwine

Canute (1016-35), silver pointed helmet Penny (1024-30), Thetford Mint, Moneyer Alfwine, helmeted bust left with sceptre to edge of coin, legend surrounding commences at top, CNVT R EX ANGL, rev. pellet at centre of double annulet and voided short cross, pellet in broken annulet in each angle, linear circles and legend surrounding, + ÆLFPINE ON ÐEODF:, weight 1.11g (N.787; S.1158). Toned good very fine.

The Latin legends translate as "Canute King of the English" on obverse and on the reverse "Alfwine of Thetford."

Provenance:

Purchased from A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, Summer 2006.

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