IRELAND, Hiberno-Norse silver penny. Sihtric III Olafsson. 995-1036. (22mm, 1.60 g, 9h). Phase I, Class A coinage, Crux type. Difelin (Dublin) mint signature; ‘Fastolf,’ moneyer. Struck circa 995/7-1020. + EDELRED REX ΛNG, draped bust right; scepter before / + FΛZTΘL–DINLIИ–, voided cross; C R V X in angles. SCBI 8 (BM), 9-11 (same dies); SCBI 22 (Copenhagen), 5 (same dies); SCBI 32 (Belfast), 14 (same dies); SCBC 6102. Good VF, attractively toned, legends weakly engraved. Very rare.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class A – CRUX Type) in the name of Aethelred (FASTOLF)

Date: c.995-1020 Description: Hiberno-Norse silver penny, in the name of Sihtric III Olafsson (995-1036) Phase I, Class A coinage, Crux type. Difelin (Dublin) mint signature; ‘Fastolf,’ moneyer. Struck circa 995/7-1020 Diameter: 22mm Weight: 1.60 g SCBI 8 (BM), 9-11 (same dies); SCBI 22 (Copenhagen), 5 (same dies); SCBI 32 (Belfast), 14 (same dies); SCBC 6102. Good…