Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase III, Class E (Bust with Symbol), Type 2e – Plain Bust with Pellet. Long Cross with two hands


Irish coin cabinet 7

Date: c. 1035-1060

Hiberno-Norse Phase III, Class E (Bust with Symbols), Type 2e - Pellet on Neck, Long Cross with two hands. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Hiberno-Norse Phase III, Class E (Bust with Symbols), Type 2e – Pellet on Neck, Long Cross with two hands.

Description:

Hiberno-Norse Phase III, Class E (Bust with Symbols), Type 2e – Small Pellet on Neck, Long Cross with two hands. Blundered legends on both obverse and reverse, but obverse is partially legible.

Obverse:

  • Stylised bust of Ethelred II, imitating earlier Phase I types.
  • Symbol on neck – small pellet.
  • Blundered Legend: + AFIN:EIX:FIYI
    • Translates as: ? of Dublin

Reverse:

  • Long cross, imitating earlier Phase I Long Cross type.
  • Two hand symbols within the cross quadrants.
  • Blundered Legend: IIDINN:ON:BIDII

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

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

 


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