Quatrefoil penny of Cnut

Description
This coin is part of an important collection of Saxon and early medieval coins held by the museum. The collection contains examples of coins minted in the Devon burgh towns of Exeter, Lydford, Barnstaple and Totnes. This penny was issued by Cnut, and minted in Exeter by Isegod.
Accession Loan No.
17/1995
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
penny Cnut Quatrefoil type
Mint
Exeter
Common Name
quatrefoil penny of Cnut
Material
silver
Period Classification
Late Saxon (900-1066)
Collection Class
Numismatics
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Year Low
1017
Production Year High
1024
Moneyer
Isegod
Issuer Person
Cnut
Inscription / Transcription
+CNVT REX ANGLOR; +ISEGOD ON EAX
Family Group

Dimensions
whole diameter 20 mm; whole depth 0.5 mm; whole weight 1.06 grams
Created At
2016-10-13 15:47:15
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:44:28

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