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 Wulfstan.
Accession Loan No.
391/1990
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
penny Cnut Short Cross type
Mint
Exeter
Common Name
short cross 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
1030
Production Year High
1036
Moneyer
Wulfstan
Issuer Person
Cnut
Inscription / Transcription
+CNVT RCX A; +PVLSTAN ON ECX
Family Group

Dimensions
whole diameter 18 mm; whole depth 0.5 mm; whole weight 16.5 grains; whole die axis 90 degrees
Created At
2016-10-13 15:47:15
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:44:28

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