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Ancient Nomos Art is a museum of galleries exhibiting ancient coins and ancient mint maps. The coin gallery displays the diverse art and history of hand-crafted ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Persian and Medieval coinage. The ancient mints mapping gallery features Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Asia Minor and Medieval mint city regions and territories. Visitor's are welcome to explore, study and enjoy Ancient Nomos Art.

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Medieval, Anglo-Saxon – 1023 AD

Cnut The Great

From Ancient Galleries

Obverse: Draped bust of Cnut "The Great" facing left, wearing a pointed helmet while holding a trefoil-tipped scepter in a forward position.
Reverse: Central voided short cross, limbs united at base by two concentric circles with pellet in center; broken annulet in fields of each angle.

LEGEND
Obv: + CNVT RECX Λ, Draped bust of Cnut (Canute) facing left, wearing pointed helmet while holding a trefoil-tipped scepter in a forward position. Rev: + LEΘFPINE ΘN STΛN : Central voided short cross, limbs united at base by two concentric circles with pellet in center; in each angle, broken annulet enclosing a pellet.

 

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The historical information for the above Medieval Stamford, England, Cnut “The Great” silver penny exhibits are currently in review. Please come back to visit this item again in the next few weeks.

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DOCUMENTATION
Value: Penny. Metal: AR Silver. Weight: 1.08 grams. Mint: Stamford mint of England. Leofwine, moneyer. Struck circa 1023-1029 AD.
Attribution: British Museum Collection, XIV; Hildebrand G, Pointed Helmet Type; North 787; Spink. Standard Catalogue of British Coins, 1158; SCBI 50 (Hermitage); Classical Numismatic Group 456, 639 (this coin); Photo courtesy CNG, LLC.

Legend, Documentation and Attribution

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