Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase III, Class A (Plain Bust), Type 2 (One Hand on Rev.)


Irish coin cabinet 7

Date: c. 1035-1060

Hiberno-Norse Phase III, Class A, Plain bust, Type 2 (Long Cross, with one hand symbol) Echmarcach mac Ragnaill. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Hiberno-Norse Phase III, Class A, Plain bust, Type 2 (Long Cross, with one hand symbol).

Description:

An Hiberno-Norse silver penny, Phase III, Class A (Plain bust), Type 2 (one hand 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).
    • + DIF  LIN  VIDF  EIE

Reverse:

  • Long Cross imitation, with symbolic hands in 2 quadrants + 1 large pellet.
  • Legend: Badly blundered (illegible).
    • + IEI  D⌉F  IINO  RFN

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Hiberno-Norse
    • Phase 3
      • Class A
      • Type 2
  • Hammered

 


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