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 –;…

Henry VII, Late portrait Halfgroat, type II, Dublin, facing bust with arched crown within fleured tressure, 0.86g (S 6466 cf DF 196). Nearly fine, extremely rare

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Half-Groat of Henry VII, Late Portrait Issue, Type II (Dublin Mint)

Date: c. 1485-1509 Description: Henry VII Late Portrait issue Half-Groat, (1485-1509) Dublin, type II, facing bust with arched crown within fleured tressure Weight: 0.86g Struck off-centre on a poorly shaped flan Otherwise almost Fine (aF) An extremely rare Irish coin of Henry VII References: S 6466; cf DF 196 Obverse: Facing bust, with arched crown…

Henry VII, Late Portrait issue Groat, Dublin, type III, open flat crown, no tressure, rev. indented cross-ends, reads CIVITS, 1.66g (S 6464, DF 200). Good fine

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Groat of Henry VII, Late Portrait Issue, Type III (Dublin Mint)

Date: c. 1485-1509 Description: Henry VII Late Portrait issue Groat, Dublin, type III, open ‘flat’ crown, no tressure Weight: 1.66g Well-centred strike on a good flan Worn and flattened in places, but overall Good Fine (gF) References: S 6464; DF 200 Obverse: Facing bust, open ‘flat’ crown, no tressure Legend: hENRIC + DEI GRA REX…

Henry VII Silver Groat, Late Portrait issue, Groat, Dublin, type I, open crown, plain tressure, 2.00g (S 6453, DF 193). On a full flan, good fine (gF)

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Groat of Henry VII, Late Portrait Issue, Type I (Dublin Mint)

Date: c. 1485-1509 Description: Henry VII Late Portrait issue Groat, Dublin, type I, open crown, plain tressure Weight: 2.00g Well-centred strike on a good flan Worn and flattened in places, but overall Good Fine (gF) References: S 6453; DF 193 Obverse: Facing bust, open crown, plain tressure Legend: hENRIC + DEI GRA REX ANGL Translation:…

Henry VII, Late Portrait issue Groat, (1485-1509) Dublin, type IIc, open crown, saltires on tressure, SIVI TAS DBV LNE, 1.72g (S 6460, DF 198) aVF

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Groat of Henry VII, Late Portrait Issue, Type IIc (Dublin Mint)

Date: c. 1485-1509 Description: Henry VII Late Portrait issue Groat, (1485-1509) Dublin, type IIc, open crown, saltires on tressure, SIVI TAS DBV LNE Weight: 1.72g Struck off-centre on a poorly shaped flan Otherwise almost Very Fine (aVF) A rare variety References: S 6460; DF 198 Obverse: Facing bust, open crown, saltires on tressure Legend: mostly…

Henry III (1216-1272) Penny class 2c, Dublin, RICARD ON DIVE, three curls either side of head, pellet at base of sceptre head, 1.39g (S 6242, DF 58)

Irish Coin Daily: Henry III Silver Penny, Class 2c (Ricard of Dublin)

Date: c. 1251-1254 Description: Henry III silver penny, Dublin mint, Class 2c Weight: 1.39g References: S 6242; DF 58 Suberbly struck, albeit slightly off-centre, showing clear design details Almost Extremely Fine (aEF) Scarce Obverse: Crowned facing bust, holding sceptre; cinquefoil to right, trefoil above Three curls to the side of the face (normally only 2) All…