A King Canute Solid Silver English Penny.
A King Canute Solid Silver English Penny.

A King Canute Solid Silver English Penny.

reference no SN7426

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Regular price £575.00 Sale

A very rare english solid silver king canute penny. This item which dates to circa 1016- 1035 AD,is in excellent condition. Made by the moneyer DUNSIGE ON LONDON MINT
Canute was the son of swegn forkbeard king of denmark.He was proclaimed king by the viking fleet in 1014 AD,however after the death of aethelred he married his wife emma and united england in 1016 AD.
The obverse side shows the bust of king canute whilst the reverse shows a short cross
Period style: Viking
Dimension: 1.8 CM in dia.
Item location: In the Centre