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Lot 30601


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Type Coin
Title Lot 30601
Date (895-902)
Country Great Britain
Service Catalog # 755470
Denomination Penny
Description Viking Coinage of York (c.895-902). Cnut Cunnetti Penny ND, North-501, S-993, York Mint, AU Details - Graffiti NGC. Obv. + C?VT (in chrismatic form) REX, a patriarchal cross with two crosslets in angles. Rev. +CVNNETTI, small cross with two pellets. Hints of luster are visible from beneath an olive-brown patina. Cnut is postulated as Knutr and Cunnetti as Hunedeus, both Viking leaders active in Northern England at the end of the ninth century. Realized $998.75. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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