Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Manx Silver Penny, imitating an Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Penny of Dublin


Date: c. 1030-1034 ?

 

Hiberno-Manx Silver Penny, imitating an Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Penny of Dublin

Description:

An Hiberno-Manx Silver Penny, imitating an Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Penny of Dublin, which itself imitates an English Æthelred II long cross penny.

  • Weight: 0.46 g

References:

  • Dolley NC 1976, pl. 13, no. 22, die duplicate
  • S.7400

Small edge chip from contemporary mount breaking off.

  • Edge chipped behind head, otherwise Good Very Fine (gVF)
  • Extremely rare

Obverse:

  • Head to left, cross on neck, sceptre surmounted by cross before, cross of four pellets behind
  • Legend not visible

Reverse:

  • voided long cross, a pellet in each quarter
  • Blundered legend – probably derived from FAEREMON ON DYFLI

Country:

  • Isle of Man
    • Hiberno-Norse Kingdom of Mann

Category:

  • Hiberno-Manx
  • Hammered

 


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