Date: c. 1030-1034 ?
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
- Dolley NC 1976, pl. 13, no. 22, die duplicate
Small edge chip from contemporary mount breaking off.
- Edge chipped behind head, otherwise Good Very Fine (gVF)
- Extremely rare
- Head to left, cross on neck, sceptre surmounted by cross before, cross of four pellets behind
- Legend not visible
- voided long cross, a pellet in each quarter
- Blundered legend – probably derived from FAEREMON ON DYFLI
- Isle of Man
- Hiberno-Norse Kingdom of Mann
Other Coins in this Series:
- Check List: Hiberno-Norse Coinage
- O’Brien Coin Guide: Introduction to the Hiberno-Manx Coinages of the mid-11th Century
- O’Brien Coin Guide: Anglo-Saxon Coins & Their Links to Ireland
- O’Brien Coin Guide: Who Introduced Anglo-Saxon Coins to Ireland and why ?
- O’Brien Coin Guide: Introduction to the Hiberno-Norse Coinages of the Late 10th & Early 11th C