Short cross 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 Edwine.
Accession Loan No.
175/1970/4
Collection Class
Numismatics
Common Name
short cross penny of Cnut
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
penny Cnut Short Cross type
Dimensions
whole diameter 18 mm; whole depth 0.5 mm; whole weight 16.8 grains; whole die axis 180 degrees
Period Classification
Late Saxon (900-1066)
Production Year Low
1030
Production Year High
1036
Family Group

Material
silver
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Mint
Exeter
Moneyer
Edwine
Issuer Person
Cnut
Inscription / Transcription
+CNVT . REC A.:; +EDPINE ON ECXE

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