Hiberno-Norse Phase 1, Class B – Silver Penny Long Cross Type. Sihtric king of Dublin, Godwine of Winchester (rare CONUNC issue). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase I, Class B – Long Cross type (GODWINE of Winchester) – Old Norse CUNUNC issue

Date: c. 1000-1010 Description: Hiberno-Norse, Phase I Silver Penny in the name of ‘Sihtric, King of Dublin’, Silver Penny in imitation of the English, Aethelred II Long Cross type. This coin is unusual insofar as the obverse legend uses the Old Norse word ‘CONUNC’ (king). Most of Sihtric’s other silver pennies bear the legend ‘REX’…

Hiberno-Norse Phase 1, Class D – Small Cross Type, Silver Penny, Obv. Sihtric of Dublin, +SIHTRC REX DIFFHDI Rev. +:DGDΘΛN Θ LVNDR (Dgdoan of London). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class D – Small Cross Type) in the name of Sihtric / Moneyer DGDOAN (of London)

Date: c. 1011-1016   Description: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase 1, Class D (Small Cross type). Struck for Sihtric (Silkenbeard) Anlafsson. London mint, Moneyer: Dgdoan Diamter: 20 mm Weight: 1.30 g References: SCBI 22 (Copenhagen), 47 (same dies); SCBC 6118 Nearly Extremely Fine (nEF) A few minor peck marks Very rare Obverse: Diademed and draped bust left…

Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase I, Class B (Sihtric Anlafsson), 1.51g, Obv. + SIHTRC REX DУFLNMΘ, draped bust left; pellet behind. Rev. ΘS GVN MΩΘ LINΘ (Osgun of Lincoln). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase I, Class B – Long Cross type (OSGUN of Lincoln)

Date: c. 1000-1010     Hiberno-Norse, Phase I Silver Penny in the name of ‘Sihtric, King of Dublin’, Silver Penny in imitation of the English, Aethelred II Long Cross type. Diameter: 19 mm Weight: 1.51g Good VF, toned, quite a few peck marks (indicating substantial usage) Minor flan waviness (possibly tested by bending) Extremely rare…

An Hiberno-Norse Phase II Long Cross Penny, Sihtric of Dublin, with Dublin mint signature of Siult (Moneyer of Dublin). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer: SIULT)

Date: c. 1015-1035 Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase II Long Cross Penny, Sihtric of Dublin, with Dublin mint signature of Siult (Moneyer of Dublin). Diameter: 19mm Extremely fine (EF), pretty much as struck RARE in any grade, but extremely rare in this high grade References: S.6122 Obverse: Draped bust left; cross behind neck Legend: + YHTRE:…

An Hiberno-Norse Phase II Long Cross Penny, Sihtric of Dublin, with Dublin mint signature of Godric (Moneyer of Dublin). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer: GODRIC)

Date: c. 1015-1035   Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase II Long Cross Penny, Sihtric of Dublin, with Dublin mint signature of Godric (Moneyer of Dublin). Diameter: 19mm Extremely fine (EF), pretty much as struck Extremely rare in such a high grade References: S.6122 Obverse: Draped bust left; poorly executed quatrefoil behind neck Legend: + SIHTRC: REX:…

Hiberno-Norse penny, Phase III, Class E (Bust with Symbols), Type 6 - 2 pellets in front, quatrefoil + single pellet behind & 3 pellets on neck. Rev: Two pellets in first quadrant, Hand + one pellet in second, hand in third, and Quatrefoil + single pellet in fourth. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Phase III Silver Penny, Class E (Bust with Symbols), Type 6 (2 pellets in front, quatrefoil + single pellet behind & 3 pellets on neck).

Date: c. 1035-1060 Description: An Hiberno-Norse penny, Phase III, Class E (Bust with Symbols), Type 6 – 2 pellets in front, quatrefoil + single pellet behind & 3 pellets on neck. Rev: Two pellets in first quadrant, Hand + one pellet in second, hand in third, and Quatrefoil + single pellet in fourth. Blundered legends…

Hiberno-Norse Phase III, Class A, Plain bust, Type 2 (Long Cross, with one hand symbol) Echmarcach mac Ragnaill. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase III, Class A (Plain Bust), Type 2 (One Hand on Rev.)

Date: c. 1035-1060 Description: An Hiberno-Norse silver penny, Phase III, Class A (Plain bust), Type 2 (one hand on reverse). The obverse and reverse legends, as usual, are badly blundered and indecipherable. Obverse: Plain Bust, imitating Aethelred of England. Legend: Badly blundered (illegible). + DIF  LIN  VIDF  EIE Reverse: Long Cross imitation, with symbolic hands…