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 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…

John (as King, 1199-1216), REX Coinage, Silver Halfpenny, Limerick mint signature, Moneyer: Wace. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: King John’s Silver Halfpenny (Limerick Mint) Moneyer: Wace

Date: 1205-1211 Description: John (as King of Ireland), Silver Halfpenny, Limerick Mint signature (LI). Moneyer: Wace Weight: 0.70g Grade: Good Fine (gF) Rare References: S. 6232 D&F 51 Obverse: Crowned facing bust, holding cruciform scepter; rosette to right; all within triangle  Legend: IOJ HN NE Reverse: Pinwheel (sun) within crescent moon; three stars around; all…

John (as Lord of Ireland), Third coinage, Halfpenny, Downpatrick, Tomas, CAPVT IOHANNIS, rev. THOMAS ON DVN. Extremely rare. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Prince John’s Silver Halfpenny (Third Coinage, Downpatrick Mint / Thomas)

Date: 1198-1199 Description: John (as Lord of Ireland), Silver Halfpenny, Third Coinage (Cross Pommée). Downpatrick Mint signature (DVN). Moneyer: Thomas. Weight: 0.72g Grade: Slightly off-centre, otherwise about very fine (aVF), An extremely rare mint References: S. 6219 Not listed in SCBI Ulster Not listed in Dowle & Finn Obverse: Facing, diademed head  Legend: CAPVT IOHANNIS…

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:…