Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Phase III Silver Penny, Class E (Bust with Symbols), Type 6 (2 pellets in front, quatrefoil + single pellet behind & 3 pellets on neck).


Irish coin cabinet 7

Date: c. 1035-1060

Hiberno-Norse penny, Phase III, Class E (Bust with Symbols), Type 6 - 2 pellets in front, quatrefoil + single pellet behind & 3 pellets on neck. Rev: Two pellets in first quadrant, Hand + one pellet in second, hand in third, and Quatrefoil + single pellet in fourth. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Hiberno-Norse penny, Phase III, Class E (Bust with Symbols), Type 6 – 2 pellets in front, quatrefoil + single pellet behind & 3 pellets on neck.

Description:

An Hiberno-Norse penny, Phase III, Class E (Bust with Symbols), Type 6 – 2 pellets in front, quatrefoil + single pellet behind & 3 pellets on neck. Rev: Two pellets in first quadrant, Hand + one pellet in second, hand in third, and Quatrefoil + single pellet in fourth. Blundered legends on both obverse and reverse – undecipherable.

Obverse:

  • Plain bust, imitating earlier Phase I types. Symbol before face – pellet
  • Legend:
    • Blundered and indecipherable.
    • + IhNI  ONIN  DYN

Reverse:

  • Long cross, imitating earlier Phase I Long Cross type. Poorly struck reverse, with two pellets in first quadrant, Hand + one pellet in second, hand in third, and quatrefoil + single pellet in fourth.
  • Legend:
    • Badly blundered and indecipherable.

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Hiberno-Norse
    • Phase III
    • Class E
      • Type 6
  • Hammered

 


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