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Lot 30599

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30599
Date (898-915)
Country Great Britain
Service Catalog # 766747
Denomination Penny
Description Viking Coinage of York (c.895-902). Cnut Cunnetti Penny ND, York mint, North-501, S-993, MS62 NGC. Obv. + CNVT (in chrismatic form) REX, a patriarchal cross with two crosslets in angles. Rev.? +CVNNETTI, small cross with two pellets. Weakly struck in a few a spots and slightly off-center, this coin bears appealing golden-russet tone over considerable remaining luster. A substantial number of these coins came from the Cuerdale Hoard discovered in 1840, although the we do not know when or where this coin was found. Realized $1,410.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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