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


Irish coin cabinet 7

Date: c. 1035-1060

Hiberno-Norse silver penny, Phase III, Class E – Bust with Symbol(s), Type 1b - Quatrefoil on Neck, Long Cross with one hand, two pellets and S. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Hiberno-Norse silver penny, Phase III, Class E – Bust with Symbol(s), Type 1b – Quatrefoil on Neck, Long Cross with one hand, two pellets and S.

Description:

Hiberno-Norse coinage, silver penny, Phase III, Class E (Bust with symbol – crude quatrefoil on neck) – Long Cross with one hand, two pellets 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: + INITIINII II INII)

Reverse:

  • Long cross, imitating earlier Phase I Long Cross type.
  • One hand, two pellets and the symbol ‘S’ within the quadrants of the cross.
  • Blundered Legend: + IID IIRN I+ III LDI

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

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

 


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