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 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…

Harthacnut, Penny, 1.06g, Scandinavian imitation in the style of a Hiberno-Norse long cross, Lund mint, +hardÐa cvnvc, bare bust left to base of coin, rev. +Ðorcetl on lv, long cross, each limb ending in three semicircles, a pellet in centre (cf. S.6103), crude, peck marks to the reverse, very fine, extremely rare

Irish Coin Daily: Scandinavian Imitation of an Hiberno-Norse, Phase I, Class B (Long Cross) Penny – Lund Mint

Date: c. ? Description: Harthacnut, Penny, 1.06g, Scandinavian imitation in the style of a Hiberno-Norse long cross, Lund mint. Peck marks to the reverse. A crude but recognisable imitation of an Hiberno-Norse, Phase 1, Class B penny (S.6103) itself imitating a penny of Harthacnut. Very fine (VF) Extremely rare Obverse: Bare bust left to base…