Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase IV (Scratched Die), Type 3 – Bust left. Long Cross, with quatrefoil and hand symbol.


Date: c. 1060-65

Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase IV (Scratched Die), Type 3 – Bust left. Long Cross, with quatrefoil and hand symbol. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

 

Description:

An Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase IV (Scratched Die), Type 3 – Bust left. Long Cross, with quatrefoil and hand symbol. Uncertain mint signature and moneyer.

References:

  • S.6134

Extremely Fine (EF)

  • Attractive grey tones.
  • Rare.

Obverse:

Draped bust right.

  • Badly blundered legend, illegible.

Reverse:

Long cross, with triple crescent ends; hand in one quarter, pellet cross in another

  • Badly blundered legend, illegible.

 

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Hiberno-Norse
    • Phase 4
      • Scratched Die Issue
  • Hammered

 


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