Irish Coin Daily: Silver Penny of Anlaf Sithtricsson (Cuaran), Hiberno-Norse King of Northumbria (Cross moline type) – Moneyer: Rathulf (of York)


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Date: c. 943-944/5 AD

Hiberno-Norse Northumbria). Anlaf Sithtricsson (Cuaran). First reign, 941-944/5. AR Penny (20.5mm, 1.14 g, 1h). Cross moline type. York mint; Rathulf, moneyer. + ANLAF CVNVNCC (Vs as inverted As), cross moline / + RAÐVLF HONET Γ (V as inverted A), small cross pattée. CTCE Group VI, e–k; SCBI 34 (BM), 1256; North 542; SCBC 1022 (this coin illustrated). EF, small metal flaw in center of reverse. Lightly toned. Very rare.

Hiberno-Norse Northumbria). Anlaf Sithtricsson (Cuaran). First reign, 941-944/5. Silver Penny. Cross moline type. York mint; Rathulf, moneyer.

Description:

Hiberno-Norse (Kingdom of Northumbria). Anlaf Sithtricsson (Cuaran). First reign, 941-944/5 Silver Penny. Cross moline type. York mint; Moneyer: Rathulf

  • Diameter: 20.5mm
  • Weight: 1.14g
  • Extremely  Fine (EF)
    • Small metal flaw in center of reverse
    • Lightly toned
  • Very rare

References:

  • CTCE Group VI, e–k; SCBI 34 (BM), 1256; North 542; SCBC 1022 (this coin illustrated)

Obverse:

  • Cross moline
  • + ANLAF CVNVNCC (V’s as inverted A’s)

Reverse:

  • Small cross pattée
  • + RAÐVLF HONET Γ (V as inverted A)

Country:

  • Northumbria

Category:

  • Hiberno-Norse
    • Kingdom of Northumbria
  • Hammered

 


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