Hiberno-Norse Northumbria, Anlaf Sihtricsson Cuaran Penny. Circumscription Cross + trefoil of pellets

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Penny of Anlaf Sithtricsson (Cuaran), Hiberno-Norse King of Northumbria (Circumscription Cross + trefoil of pellets) – Moneyer: Rathulf (of York)

Date: c. 950-952 AD Description: Hiberno-Norse (Kingdom of Northumbria). Anlaf Sithtricsson (Cuaran). Second reign, c. 950-952 Silver Penny. Circumscription Cross type, with trefoil of pellets on the obverse. York mint; Moneyer: Rathulf. Extremely  Fine (EF) Extremely rare References: S.1021 Obverse: Circumscription Cross, with trefoil of pellets in NE quadrant + ANLAF CUNUNCR (V as inverted…

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.

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

Date: c. 943-944/5 AD 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…

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.

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

Date: c. 943-944/5 AD 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 -;…

Hiberno-Norse Northumbria). Anlaf Guthfrithsson. 939-941. AR Penny (21.5mm, 1.39 g, 12h). Raven type. Southumbrian mint, probably Lincoln; Litelman, moneyer. + ONLΛF CVNVHC, raven with wings displayed, head left / + LITILHAN • MOHETΛ, small cross pattée. CTCE Group IV am - same obv. die, unlisted moneyer; SCBI –; BMC –; cf. North 537/1; SCBC 1019. EF, lightly toned. Small mark on reverse. Broad flan. Of the highest rarity and the only example known of this moneyer.

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Penny of Anlaf Guthfrithsson, Hiberno-Norse King of Northumbria – Moneyer: Litelman (of Lincoln?)

Date: c. 939-941 Description: Hiberno-Norse (Northumbria). Anlaf Guthfrithsson. 939-941. Silver Penny; Southumbrian mint, probably Lincoln; Litelman, moneyer – the only example known of this moneyer. This coin shares an obverse die and anomalous style with the unique Raven penny struck by the moneyer Odeler. Both the authors of CTCE and Mark Blackburn believed that the…

Hiberno-Norse Kingdom of Northumbria, Ragnald Guthfrithsson c. 943-944/5. Silver Penny (14mm, 1.05 g), Triquetra type, York mint / moneyer: Branting. Obv: +REG·N·Λ·L·D CVNVN + triquetra. Rev: +B·R·A·NT HONET·A

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Penny of Ragnald Guthfrithsson, Hiberno-Norse King of Northumbria (Triquetra type) – Moneyer: Branting (of York)

Date: c. 943-944/5 AD Description: Hiberno-Norse (Kingdom of Northumbria). Ragnald Guthfrithsson. Circa 943-944/5. Silver Penny (14mm, 1.05 g). Triquetra type. York mint; Branting, moneyer. Good Very Fine (gVF) Light tone, good metal An exceedingly rare type for this elusive Hiberno-Norse King of Northumbria Previously unrecorded for this moneyer References: CTCE Group V (unlisted moneyer); SCBI –;…

Hiberno-Norse Viking Coinage, Anlaf Guthrithsson (939-941 AD) AR Penny Flower type. York mint. Ingelgar, moneyer. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Penny of Anlaf Guthfrithsson, Hiberno-Norse King of Northumbria & York (Flower type)

Date: c. 939-941 AD   Description: Hiberno-Norse (Northumbria). Anlaf Guthfrithsson. 939-941. Silver Penny (21mm, 1.41g). Eoferwic (York) mint; Ingelgar, moneyer. The type is closely related in both style and artistic accomplishment to the popular and very rare floral issue of Edward the Elder (SCBC 1078) struck by Heremod at the northwestern mint of Chester. References: CTCE…

Hiberno-Norse Phase 1, Class A, Sihtric Silver CRUX Penny, Dublin mint, moneyer REOLECE. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class A – CRUX Type) in the name of Sihtric (REOLECE)

Date: c. 996-1001 Hiberno-Norse Phase I Silver Penny, Dublin mint, for Sihtric, King of Dublin with a Dublin mint signature (Moneyer: Reolece). An imitation of Aethelred II’s CRVX type. Weight: 1.59 g Diameter: 21 mm References: (DF 1; S 6100). Obverse legend blundered, otherwise an excellent example of this rare moneyer Good Very Fine (gVF)…

Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase 1, Class A (CRUX issue), for Sihtric +SITIRXDIFLME OX 1.42g 21mm with a Dublin mint signature, moneyer Fastolf + FAZTOLO DIFLME. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class A – CRUX Type) in the name of Sihtric (FASTOLF)

Date: c. 996-1001 Hiberno-Norse Phase I Silver Penny, Dublin mint, for Sihtric, King of Dublin with a Dublin mint signature (Moneyer: Fastolf). An imitation of Aethelred II’s CRVX type. Weight: 1.42 g Diameter: 21 mm References: (DF 1; S 6100). Legend a little blundered, otherwise good eye appeal Good Very Fine (gVF) Rare Obverse: Draped…

A 'cast' Viking Silver Trade Ingot, c. 800-1000 AD – a sub-rectangular in plan and ovate in section, and tapering to a rounded point at each end. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Viking Silver Trade Ingot (Cast)

Date: c. 800-1000 AD   Description: A ‘cast’ Viking Silver Trade Ingot, c. 800-1000 AD – a sub-rectangular in plan and ovate in section, and tapering to a rounded point at each end, the ‘upper’ sides are almost smooth while the underside displays numerous cast marks and striations. Features two deep, nearly parallel cuts to…

Hiberno-Norse coinage, c. 1065 - 1095, Penny, Dublin, Phase V, Facing bust, birds type

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase V – Facing bust + birds type

Date: c. 1065 – 1095 Description: Hiberno-Norse coinage, silver penny, Dublin, Phase V coinage. Obverse: Bearded, helmeted facing-bust Blundered and illegible legend around Reverse: Bird symbols Blundered and illegible legend around. Country: Ireland Category: Hiberno-Norse Phase 5 Hammered    Further Reading: O’Brien Coin Guide: Anglo-Saxon Coins & Their Links to Ireland O’Brien Coin Guide: Who Introduced Anglo-Saxon…