Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase III, Class B (Hand in front of Face), Type 1b – Long Cross, large Pellet + Stigmata Hand


Irish coin cabinet 7

Date: c. 1035-1060

Hiberno-Norse penny, Phase III, Class B (Hand in front of face), Type 1b - Long Cross, large Pellet + Stigmata Hand. Echmarcach Mac Ragnaill. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Hiberno-Norse penny, Phase III, Class B (Hand in front of face), Type 1b – Long Cross, large Pellet + Stigmata Hand. Echmarcach Mac Ragnaill

Description:

Hiberno-Norse coinage, silver penny, Phase III, Class B (Hand in front of Face), Type 1b – Hiberno-Norse penny, Phase III, Class B (Hand in front of face), Type 1b – Long Cross, large Pellet + Stigmata Hand on reverse. Badly blundered legends on both obverse and reverse – undecipherable.

Obverse:

  • Stylised bust of Ethelred II, imitating earlier Phase I types.
  • Hand in front of face.
  • Blundered Legend:

Reverse:

  • Long cross, imitating earlier Phase I Long Cross type. Long Cross, large Pellet + Stigmata Hand in opposite quadrants of the cross.
  • Blundered Legend:

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Hiberno-Norse
    • Phase 3
      • Class B
      • Type 1b
  • Hammered

 


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