Penny - Cnut and/or Siefred

Features

Issuer England (United Kingdom)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 895-905
Value 1 Penny (1/240)
Currency Vikings of York (867-954)
Composition Silver
Weight 1.27 g
Diameter 20 mm
Shape Round
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 55899
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Sp# 998,
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Coins of England & the United Kingdom : Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.
North# 511
Jeffrey J. North; 1963. English Hammered Coinage / Volume 1. Early Anglo-Saxon : Henry III c. 650-1272. Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

Inverted patriarchal cross, C N V T at end of limbs, R E X in angles.

Lettering: C N V T R E X

Translation: King Cnut

Reverse

Small cross pattée, with pellet in 1st and 4th quarters within inner circle, legend around.

Lettering: + MIRΛBILIΛ FC

Translation: He has done marvellous things (Mirabilia fecit)

Comments

Coinages of the Viking Kingdom of York (c.895-920), Cnut and/or Siefred, MIRABILIA FECIT type, York mint, struck c.900.

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ND (895-905)  York mint

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