Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase III, Class A (Plain Bust), Type 1f (2 Hands + 1 large pellet + 1 small pellet on Rev.)


Irish coin cabinet 7

Date: c. 1035-1060

An Hiberno-Norse silver penny, Phase III, Class A (Plain bust), Type 1f (two hands + one large pellet + one small pellet on reverse). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

An Hiberno-Norse silver penny, Phase III, Class A (Plain bust), Type 1f (two hands + one large pellet + one small pellet on reverse)

Description:

An Hiberno-Norse silver penny, Phase III, Class A (Plain bust), Type 1f (two hands + one large pellet + one small pellet on reverse). The obverse and reverse legends, as usual, are badly blundered and indecipherable.

Obverse:

  • Plain Bust, imitating Aethelred of England.
  • Legend: Badly blundered (illegible).
    • + NNDIIN  DIFIDIII

Reverse:

  • Long Cross imitation, with symbolic hands in 2 quadrants.
  • Legend: Badly blundered (illegible).
    • + IFII  IoIII  IIIO  DIFI

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

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

 


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