Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase III, Class E (Bust with Symbol), Type 7 (Pellet above Head), Long Cross, with two hands


Irish coin cabinet 7

Date: c. 1035-1060

Hiberno-Norse penny, Phase III, Class E (Symbol above Head), Type 7 - Long Cross, with two hands. Echmarcach Mac Ragnaill. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Hiberno-Norse penny, Phase III, Class E (Symbol above Head), Type 7 – Long Cross, with two hands. Echmarcach Mac Ragnaill

Description:

Hiberno-Norse penny, Phase III, Class E (Symbol above Head), Type 7 – Long Cross, with two hands. Echmarcach Mac Ragnaill. Badly blundered legends on both obverse and reverse – undecipherable.

Obverse:

  • Stylised bust of Ethelred II, imitating earlier Phase I types.
  • Symbol above head – one large pellet.
  • Legend: Badly blundered.

Reverse:

  • Long cross, imitating earlier Phase I Long Cross type.
  • hand symbols within the cross quadrants.
  • Legend: Badly blundered.

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Hiberno-Norse
    • Phase 3
      • Class E
      • Type 7
  • Hammered

 


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