Irish Coin Daily: Silver Penny of Anlaf Sihtricsson Cuarán, Hiberno-Norse King of Northumbria


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Date: Second reign, c. 950-952 AD

Hiberno-Norse Northumbria). Anlaf Sithtricsson (Cuaran). Second reign, circa 950-952. AR Penny (21mm, 1.31 g, 8h). Circumscription Cross type. York mint; Radulf, moneyer. + ·A·NL·A·F CVNVNCΓ, small cross pattée / + R·A·ÐVCF MONET R·, small cross pattée. CTCE Group VI b, c, and q; SCBI 4 (Copenhagen), 639 var. (legends); BMC –; North 541; SCBC 1029 (this coin illustrated). Near EF, slight deposit in legend on obverse, otherwise with a pleasing silvery/blue tone. Extremely rare

Description:

Hiberno-Norse (Northumbria). Anlaf Sithtricsson (Cuaran). Second reign, c. 950-952. Silver Penny (21mm, 1.31 g, 8h). Circumscription Cross type. York mint; Radulf, moneyer. CTCE Group VI b, c, and q; SCBI 4 (Copenhagen), 639 var. (legends); BMC –; North 541; SCBC 1029 (this coin illustrated).

  • Almost Extremely Fine (aEF)
    • Slight deposit in legend on obverse, otherwise with a pleasing silvery/blue tone.
  • Extremely rare.

Obverse:

  • Small cross pattée
  • + ·A·NL·A·F CVNVNCΓ

Reverse:

  • Small cross pattée
  • + R·A·ÐVCF MONET R

Country:

  • Northumbria

Category:

  • Hiberno-Norse
    • Kingdom of Northumbria
  • Hammered

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