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 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…

Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase I, Class B, SIHTRC REX DYFLN, rev. BYRHTIOD MO RINI, 1.30g (Dolley B1b, SCBI BM 40, SCBI Copenhagen 29, Lane 7, S 6104, DF 6

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase I Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer: BYRHTIOD of Winchester)

Date: c. 995-1015 Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class B Silver Penny. Winchester mint, moneyer: Byrhtiod. Weight: 1.30 g References: Dolley B1b, SCBI BM 40, SCBI Copenhagen 29, Lane 7, S 6104, DF 6 Well-struck on a neat round flan, a bit crimped in places, otherwise good Fine (gF) Three peck marks, suggesting transactional usage…

Henry III Silver Penny (18mm, 1.49 g). Group Ib. Dublin mint, David, moneyer, crowned facing bust, holding scepter; cinquefoil to right

Irish Coin Daily: Henry III Silver Penny, Class 1a (Davi of Dublin)

Date: c. 1251-1254 Description: Henry III silver penny, Dublin mint, Class 1b Weight: 1.49g Diameter: 18mm Good Very Fine (gVF) References: S.6236, DF 54 Obverse: Crowned facing bust, holding sceptre; cinquefoil to right All within a single triangle Legend: ЄNRI CVSR ЄXXII Translates as: Richard III, King Reverse: Voided long cross, with trefoil in each angle…

Hiberno-Norse Phase II, Class B, penny Sihtric, ZHITR · C RE + DY, oval eye, pellet in front, cross pommée behind, wishbone ornament on neck, Faeremin

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (moneyer: Faeremin) – Pellet in front of bust + wishbone on neck

Date: c. 1015-1035 Description: An Hiberno-Norse. Phase II Penny in the name of Sihtric, King of Dublin. Dublin mint signature, moneyer: Færemin. Weight: 1.32 g References: Dolley A3/c; Roth, pl. iii, 52 SCBI BM 70ff; SCBI Ulster 96; Lane 35ff; S 6125; DF 23 Well struck, with an excellent portrait showing an unusual variety of…

Henry III, silver Penny, Class IIa (no shoulders on bust), Dublin, Davi, DAVI ON DIVELI, 1.46g (S 6240)

Irish Coin Daily: Henry III Silver Penny, Class 2a (Davi of Dublin)

Date: c. 1251-1254 Description: Henry III silver penny, Dublin mint, Class 2a Weight: 1.46g Diameter: 18mm Good Very Fine (gVF) References: S.6240, DF 57 Obverse: Crowned facing bust / no shoulders, holding sceptre; cinquefoil to right All within a single triangle Legend: ЄNRI CVSR ЄXXII Translates as: Richard III, King Reverse: Voided long cross, with trefoil…