Date: c. 1035-1060
Hiberno-Norse coinage, silver penny, Phase III, Class E (Plain bust with symbol before face), Type 1b – pellet within annulet. Long Cross with two hands on reverse. Badly blundered legends on both obverse and reverse – undecipherable.
- Stylised bust of Ethelred II, imitating earlier Phase I types.
- Symbol before face – pellet within annulet.
- Blundered Legend: + III IIII O IIT IIIIII
- Long cross, imitating earlier Phase I Long Cross type.
- Two hands within the quadrants of the cross.
- Blundered Legend: + IIO III:III II:IIO IIII
- Phase 3
- Class E
- Type 1b
- Phase 3
- O’Brien Coin Guide: Anglo-Saxon Coins & Their Links to Ireland
- O’Brien Coin Guide: Who Introduced Anglo-Saxon Coins to Ireland and why ?
- O’Brien Coin Guide: Introduction to the Hiberno-Norse Coinages of the Late 10th & Early 11th C
Other Useful Links:
- Checklist of Hiberno-Norse Coinage (A new web page devoted to this series)