Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase III, Class E (Bust with Symbol), Type 3b – Pellet behind Head. Long Cross with two hands + one pellet


Irish coin cabinet 7

Date: c. 1035-1060

Hiberno-Norse Phase III, Class E, Plain bust, Type 3b - Pellet behind Head. Long Cross with two hands + one pellet. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Hiberno-Norse Phase III, Class E, Plain bust, Type 3b – Pellet behind Head. Long Cross with two hands + one pellet

Description:

Hiberno-Norse coinage, silver penny, Phase III, Class E (Plain bust with symbol – Pellet behind Head, Type 3b – Long Cross with two hands + one pellet on reverse. Badly blundered legends on both obverse and reverse – undecipherable.

Obverse:

  • Stylised bust of Ethelred II, imitating earlier Phase I types.
  • Symbol on neck – Pellet behind Head.
  • Legend: + IINITE:RE:DIIFNI

Reverse:

  • Long cross, imitating earlier Phase I Long Cross type.
  • Two hand symbols + one pellet within the cross quadrants.
  • Legend: NONINNN:O:DINNI

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

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

 


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