Cnut, King of all England 1016-1035 AD

York mint, moneyer Ira. Pointed helmet portrait facing left, holding scepter; reverse, short cross voided, limbs terminating at center in 2 circles, a large pellet in each angle, each enclosed by a broken annulet.

Exceptionally choice, well struck with every detail sharp, on a full broad flan of good metal, sheathed in rich bluish purple gray patina.