Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase VI – Crude draped bust left / Voided long cross, with annulet at centre


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Date: c. 1095/1100-1150

Hiberno-Norse, Phase VI silver penny - Crude draped bust left; crozier before, Domnall mac Taidc Ua Briain – Brotar mac Torcaill

Description:

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

  • Domnall mac Taidc Ua Briain – Brotar mac Torcaill
    • Uncertain mint signature and moneyer.
  • Early-mid 12th century
    • Struck circa 1095/1100-1150

SCBI -; SCBC 6187.

  • Approx. 18 mm, 0.51 g
  • Near EF, toned.
    • An exceptional grade for issue.
    • Very rare.

Obverse:

  • Crude draped bust left; crozier before
  • Blundered and illegible legend around

Reverse:

  • Voided long cross, with annulet at centre
  • Cruciform scepters and pellets alternating in angles
  • Blundered and illegible legend around

 

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Hiberno-Norse
    • Phase 6
  • Hammered

 


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