Numismatics
Ruler: Cnut, King of Denmark, England and Norway, Danish, 995–1035, ruled 1016–35
Mint: York
Magistrate: Ida

Silver Penny of Canute from York

1024–30

Silver

0.95 g, 18.3 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Henry Champion, B.A. 1860, M.A., LL.B. 1863
2001.87.21756
Culture: 
Anglo-Scandinavian
Period: 
11th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in York, England
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Henry Champion, to about 1867; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1867 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.