Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, Class B (Imitation of Edward the Confessor, Type vii) Silver Penny


Irish coin cabinet 7

Date: c. 1075-1080

Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, Class B (Imitation of Edward the Confessor type xii) Silver Penny (single cross annulet in centre)

Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, Class B (Imitation of Edward the Confessor type xii) Silver Penny (single cross annulet in centre)

Description:

An Hiberno-Norse / Hiberno-Scandinavian, Phase V, Class B (in imitation of Æthelred II Long Cross/Edward the Confessor type vii) Silver Penny. Obv: crude bust left, three pellets in front of face. Rev: single cross, annulet in centre.

  • Weight:  0.44 g
  • References:
    • SCBI BM 219; cf. SCBI Copenhagen 260; SCBI Ulster –;
    • O’Sullivan 31-2; Roth 5; cf. S 6190; DF 28
  • About Extremely Fine (aEF)
  • Planchet is chipped, creased, cracked and perforated. Considered Good Fine (gF)
  • Extremely rare

Obverse:

  • Crude bust left, three pellets in front of face
  • Blundered legend

Reverse:

  • Single cross, annulet in centre
  • Blundered legend

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

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

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