Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Phase VII coinage (Semi-bracteate type), Crude draped bust left; trefoil before / Voided cross botonée


Date: c. 1130-1150

Hiberno-Norse. temp. Domnall mac Taidc Ua Briain-Brotar mac Torcaill. Early-mid 12th century. AR Penny (18mm, 0.48 g). Phase VII coinage. Semi-bracteate type. Uncertain mint signature and moneyer. Struck circa 1110-1150. Crude draped bust left; trefoil before / Voided cross botonee. O'S 66; SCBI 8 (BM) 253; SCBC 6192. VF, toned, heavily chipped. Very rare.

Hiberno-Norse, Early-Mid 12th C Silver Penny. Phase VII coinage / Semi-bracteate type. Uncertain mint signature & moneyer. Crude draped bust left; trefoil before / Voided cross botonée

Hiberno-Norse, Early-mid 12th century Silver Penny. Phase VII coinage / Semi-bracteate type. Uncertain mint signature and moneyer, struck c. 1130-1150. Crude draped bust left; trefoil before / Voided cross botonée.

  • Heavily chipped, but overall Very fine (VF)
  • Toned
  • Very rare

References:

  • O’S 66; SCBI 8 (BM) 253; SCBC 6192

Description:

Hiberno-Norse.

  • Good VF (gVF)
  • Very rare

Obverse:

  • Crude draped bust left; trefoil before
  • Blundered and illegible (pseudo-) legend around.

Reverse:

  • Voided cross botonée
  • Blundered and illegible (pseudo-) legend around.

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Hiberno-Norse
    • Phase VII
      • Class A
        • Semi-Bracteate (double sided / designs + ‘ghosted’ on either side)
  • Hammered

 


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