Date: c. 1075-80
An Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, Class B, Silver Penny. Degraded facing crowned bust with large annulets at sides, most likely derived from the Two Stars type of William I (but equally possibly also from Henry I Annulets type- BMC1)
- Weight: 1.00 g
- see SCBI Ulster 344-5; SCBI British Museum, 209-10 and Roth 169-170 for obverse; S.6173
- the reverse type is unrecorded
Flan chipped in two places at seven and ten o’clock; severely cracked.
- Good Fine (gF)
- Exceedingly rare
- Voided long cross with E’s and trefoils of pellets in alternate angles
- most likely derived from the ‘Two Stars type’ of William I
- or, possibly also from the ‘Annulets type’ of Henry I (BMC1)
- Blundered and illegible (pseudo-) legend around
- Cross fleury, pellets in angles
- Blundered and illegible (pseudo-) legend around.
- Phase 5
- Class B
- Phase 5
Other Coins in this Series:
- Check List: Hiberno-Norse Coinage
- 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