Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase III, Class E (Bust with Symbol), Type 2b – Quatrefoil on Neck


Irish coin cabinet 7

Date: c. 1035-1060

Hiberno-Norse Phase III, Class E, Plain bust, Type 2b - Quatrefoil on Neck, Long Cross with one hand, one pellet and S. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Hiberno-Norse Phase III, Class E, Plain bust, Type 2b – Quatrefoil on Neck, Long Cross with one hand, one pellet and ‘S’

Description:

Hiberno-Norse coinage, silver penny, Phase III, Class E (Plain bust with symbol – crude quatrefoil on neck) – Long Cross with one hand, one pellet and the symbol ‘S’ on reverse. Badly blundered legends on both obverse and reverse – undecipherable.

Obverse:

  • Stylised bust of Ethelred II, imitating earlier Phase I types.
  • Symbol on neck – quatrefoil.
  • Blundered Legend: + DNITIIEIM:TEN:D

Reverse:

  • Long cross, imitating earlier Phase I Long Cross type.
  • One hand, one pellet and the symbol ‘S’ within the quadrants of the cross.
  • Blundered Legend: + IIO D_II ITII LDI

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Hiberno-Norse
    • Phase 3
      • Class E
      • Type 2b
  • Hammered

 


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