Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase V


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Date: c. 1065 – 1095

 

AR Penny. Phase V coinage, ca.1065-96AD, ca.17mm, ca.0.7g. Draped bust left; large cross pattée on neck; blundered and illegible legend around / Voided long cross, with triple crescent ends; pellet, annulet, pellet, and inward-facing anchor in angles; blundered and illegible legend around. S6138

Description:

Hiberno-Norse coinage, silver penny, Dublin, Phase V coinage.

Approx. 17mm, circa 0.7g.  S6138

Obverse:

  • Draped bust left; large cross pattée on neck
  • Blundered and illegible legend around

Reverse:

  • Voided long cross, with triple crescent ends; pellet, annulet, pellet, and inward-facing anchor in angles.
  • Blundered and illegible legend around.

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Hiberno-Norse
    • Phase 5
  • Hammered

 


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