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


Irish coin cabinet 7

Date: c. 1075-1080

Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, Class B (Imitation of Edward the Confessor type xiii) Silver Penny (cross with triple pellet finials, small cross pattée in centre)

Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, Class B (Imitation of Edward the Confessor type xiii) Silver Penny (cross with triple pellet finials, small cross pattée in centre)

Description:

An Hiberno-Norse / Hiberno-Scandinavian, Phase V, Class B (Imitation of Edward the Confessor type xiii) Silver Penny. Obv: very crude bust left, three pellets on neck. Rev: cross with triple pellet finials, small cross pattée in centre.

  • Weight:  0.83 g
  • References:
    • SCBI BM 219; cf. SCBI Copenhagen 260; SCBI Ulster –; O’Sullivan –; Roth 5; S 6149; DF 28
  • Very Fine but very crudely struck. Dark tone (VF)
  • Excessively rare

Obverse:

  • Very crude bust left, three pellets on neck (in imitation of Æthelred II Long Cross coinage)
  • Blundered legend

Reverse:

  • Cross with triple pellet finials, small cross pattée in centre (in imitation of Edward the Confessor’s Type xiii coinage)
  • Blundered legend

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

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

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