Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase VI (Long Cross type)


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Date: c. 1095/1100-1150

Hiberno-Norse. Circa 1095/1100-1150. AR Penny (18mm, 0.46 g). Phase VI coinage, Long Cross type. Uncertain mint signature and moneyer. Bust left; croizer before, quatrefoil on neck / Voided long cross; pellets and scepters in opposite quarters. O`S 22; SCBI 8 (BM), 366-75; D&F 32; SCBC 6187. Good VF, toned

Description:

Hiberno-Norse. Circa 1095/1100-1150. Silver Penny (18mm, 0.46 g). Phase VI coinage, Long Cross type. Uncertain mint signature and moneyer. O`S 22; SCBI 8 (BM), 366-75; D&F 32; SCBC 6187.

  • Good VF (gVF)
  • Toned

Obverse:

  • Bust left; croizer before, quatrefoil on neck

Reverse:

  • Voided long cross; pellets and scepters in opposite quarters.

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Hiberno-Norse
    • Phase VI
  • Hammered

Further Reading:

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