Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase VII Silver Bracteate Penny. Cross with rectangle at centre and lis in each angle


Date: c. 1130-1150

Hiberno-Norse, Phase VII Silver Bracteate Penny. Cross with rectangle at centre and lis in each angle

Hiberno-Norse, Phase VII Silver Bracteate Penny. Cross with rectangle at centre; lis in each angle

Description:

An Hiberno-Norse, Phase VII, Silver Bracteate Penny. Cross with rectangle at centre and lis in each angle.

  • Weight: 0.62 g

References: O’S. 73; DF. 34; S.6199

  • Very Fine (VF)
    • An unusually good example of this extremely rare bracteate
  • Very rare

Obverse:

  • Cross with rectangle at centre and lis in each angle

Reverse:

  • Brockage image of Obverse design, i.e. a true bracteate

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Hiberno-Norse
    • Phase 7
      • Class B
  • Hammered

 


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