Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase V, Class B, Silver Penny. Crowned facing bust, sceptre either side, deriving from Two Sceptres type of William I


Date: c. 1075-80

Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, c.1065-1095, Penny, 0.84g, group F/o, crowned facing bust, sceptre either side, deriving from Two Sceptres type of William I, rev. cross fleury, pellets in angles, legends blundered ((cf. SCBI Ulster 347 (=Roth 206) and SCBI Copenhagen 281; Lindsay, Supp. p.1 3, 57: S.6170), pierced at seven o´clock, obverse double struck, reverse very fine, extremely rare

 

Description:

An Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, Class B, Silver Penny. Crowned facing bust, sceptre either side, deriving from Two Sceptres type of William I. Reverse: Cross fleury, pellets in angles

  • Diameter: 16 mm
  • Weight: 0.84 g

References:

  • cf. SCBI Ulster 347 (=Roth 206) and SCBI Copenhagen 281
  • Lindsay, Supp. p.1 3, 57: S.6170

Obverse double struck

  • Reverse Very Fine (VF)
  • Extremely rare

Obverse:

  • Crowned facing bust, sceptre either side
    • deriving from Two Sceptres type of William I
  • Blundered and illegible (pseudo-) legend around
  • Flan pierced at seven o’clock, double struck

Reverse:

  • Cross fleury, pellets in angles
  • Blundered and illegible (pseudo-) legend around.

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Hiberno-Norse
    • Phase 5
      • Class B
  • Hammered

 


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