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Unique ID: SUSS-24B013

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An incomplete silver penny of Cnut, Short Cross type (N790) dating to AD 1029-1035. Moneyer probably Gunnleifr [GVNLEOF], only known at Chester.

the obverse depicts bust facing left, in front sceptre. The reverse shows a short cross which normally would have a voided centre but in this case a hole is there. portion of the inscription missing above and behind the head.

North, J.J. 1994. English Hammered Coinage Volume 1 Early Anglo-Saxon to Henry III. London: Spink, 790, pg 168

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 1029
Date to: Circa AD 1036

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 0.82 g
Diameter: 17.59 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Cnut the Great
Mint or issue place: Chester
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: Cnut, Short Cross (N 790-4) (Hild. H)
Obverse description: Bust left facing,in front sceptre
Obverse inscription: [CNUT] [RECX] [AN]
Reverse description: Short cross voided
Reverse inscription: ?+GVNLEOFO
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
To be known as: Near Buriton

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Updated: 7 months ago

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