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


Irish coin cabinet 7

Date: c. 1035-1060

Hiberno-Norse Phase III, Class E, Plain bust, Type 2h - Annulet on Neck, Long Cross with two hands + two pellets. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Hiberno-Norse Phase III, Class E, Plain bust, Type 2h – Annulet on Neck, Long Cross with two hands + two pellets

Description:

Hiberno-Norse coinage, silver penny, Phase III, Class E (Bust with symbols). Type 2h – annulet on neck); Rev. Long Cross with two hands + two pellets. Badly blundered legends on both obverse and reverse – undecipherable.

Obverse:

  • Stylised bust of Ethelred II, imitating earlier Phase I types.
  • Symbol on neck – cross pattée.
  • Blundered Legend: NNTIDN:RI:DNDID

Reverse:

  • Long cross, imitating earlier Phase I Long Cross type.
  • Two hands + two pellets within the cross quadrants.
  • Blundered Legend: HIM IN:N HI)I IIIO

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

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

 


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