Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase V Penny – Draped bust left, with quatrefoil before & trefoil on neck. Short cross on reverse


Date: c. 1075-80

Hiberno-Norse, Phase V Penny - Draped bust left, with quatrefoil before & trefoil on neck. Short cross on reverse

Hiberno-Norse, Phase V Penny – Draped bust left, with quatrefoil before & trefoil on neck. Short cross on reverse

Description:

An Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, Class B Silver Penny. Draped bust left, with quatrefoil before & trefoil on neck. Short cross on reverse.

  • Weight: 0.82g

Wavy flan, but otherwise good Very Fine (gVF)

  • Toned
  • Extremely rare

References:

  • S. 6177 ???
  • Unlisted / unpublished type

Obverse:

  • Draped bust left, with quatrefoil before & trefoil on neck
  • Blundered and illegible (pseudo-) legend around

Reverse:

  • Voided short cross with pellet in centre, all within linear circle
  • Blundered and illegible (pseudo-) legend around

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

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

 


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