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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-BR29
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Cnut; Norwich; Sigeric
Denomination:  Penny
Place made:  Norwich
Culture:  Anglo-Saxon
Date made:  1016-1035
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  1.12
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Barber acquisition. M. D. O'Hara, 23rd December 1998.
BIRBI-BR29.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Drapped bust of Cnut facing l., wearing diadem and holding sceptre. Reverse: Short cross.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: + CNVT RECX: (King Cnut). Reverse: +SIRIC ON NOR ÐD (Sigerīc, mint of Norwich).

Bibliography:  Spink 1159, Blunt and Dolley 125-127

3 Related People

Sigeric
Anglo-Saxon


Norwich
Anglo-Saxon; English


Cnut
Danish
c.995
1035
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