Irish Coin Daily: Silver Penny of Anlaf Sithtricsson (Cuaran), Hiberno-Norse King of Northumbria (Triquetra type) – Moneyer: Ranan (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 (19mm, 0.98 g, 9h). Triquetra type. York mint; “Ranan”, moneyer. + ·A·NL·A·F CVNVNCIΓ, triquetra / + R·A·N·A·N MONET·Λ, fringed triangular standard bearing ‘X’ on cross-tipped pole. CTCE Group V (unlisted moneyer); SCBI -; BMC –; North 540; SCBC 1020 (this coin illustrated). Near EF. Extremely rare, previously unrecorded for this moneyer, who is also unattested for any other ruler.

Hiberno-Norse Northumbria). Anlaf Sithtricsson (Cuaran). First reign, 941-944/5. Silver Penny, Triquetra type. York mint; Moneyer: Ranan

Description:

Hiberno-Norse (Kingdom of Northumbria). Anlaf Sithtricsson (Cuaran). First reign, 941-944/5 Silver Penny. Triquetra type. York mint; Moneyer: Raning – previously unrecorded for this moneyer, who is also unattested for any other ruler.

  • Near Extremely  Fine (aEF)
  • Extremely rare
  • Previously unrecorded for this moneyer

References:

  • CTCE Group V (unlisted moneyer)
  • SCBI -; BMC –; North 540; SCBC 1020 (this coin illustrated)

Obverse:

  • Triquetra
  • + + ·A·NL·A·F CVNVNCIΓ (V as inverted A)

Reverse:

  • A fringed triangular standard bearing ‘X’ on cross-tipped pole
  • + R·A·N·A·N MONET·Λ

Country:

  • Northumbria

Category:

  • Hiberno-Norse
    • Kingdom of Northumbria
  • Hammered

 


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