Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase III, Class A (Plain Bust), Type 1b (2 Hands, with pellet/thumbs on Rev.)


Irish coin cabinet 7

Date: c. 1035-1060

Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase III, Class A (Plain bust), Type 1b (Long Cross with two hands/pellets for thumbs). Echmarcach Mac Ragnaill. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland

Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase III, Class A (Plain bust), Type 1b (Long Cross with two hands/pellets for thumbs). Echmarcach Mac Ragnaill.

Description:

Hiberno-Norse coinage, Phase III, Class A, Type 1b silver penny. The obverse and reverse legends, as usual, are badly blundered and indecipherable.

Obverse:

  • Plain Bust, imitating Aethelred of England.
  • Legend: Badly blundered.

Reverse:

  • Long Cross imitation, with symbolic hands (with pellet/thumbs) in 2 quadrants.
  • Legend: Badly blundered.

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

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

 


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