Rare Viking Traded Cnut 'Salisbury Godwine' Short Cross Penny
Silver, 1.12 grams, 17.42 mm. Short Cross Type; 1029-1035 AD. Obverse: profile bust with +CNVT RECX legend. Reverse: short voided cross with pellet in annulet at centre with +GODPINE ON SER legend for the moneyer Godwine at the Salisbury mint. S. 1159; N. 790. The reverse and obverse showing Scandinavian Viking peck-marks. Extremely fine; the mint scarce.