Hiberno-Norse. Sihtric III Olafsson. 995-1036. AR Penny (20mm, 1.49 g). Phase I coinage, Crux type. Eoferwic (York) mint signature

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class A – CRUX Type) in the name of Sihtric / Moneyer: ARTHOR of YORK

Date: c.996-1001   IRELAND, Hiberno-Norse. Sihtric III Olafsson. 995-1036. AR Penny (20mm, 1.49 g). Phase I coinage, Crux type. Eoferwic (York) mint signature; ‘Arthor,’ moneyer. Struck c. 995/6-1000. Cf. SCBI 32 (Ulster), 10 (for type, moneyer, and similar mint signature); SCBC 6101. VF, toned, minor surfaces flaw on the obverse. Extremely rare, and likely the only…

IRELAND, Hiberno-Norse Kings, Sihtric Anlafsson, Phase One (c.995-1020), Silver Penny, Dublin mint, moneyer Eole, imitation of Aethelred II CRVX type, draped bust with sceptre left, linear circle and legend surrounding with outer beaded circle, retrograde S at start of legend, SHIR DIFLI DIFLIMEO, rev voided cross within linear circle, letters C R V X in each angle, legend surrounding, + EOLE O- DIFLIME:, 1.43g (SCBI 9:12; DF 1; S 6100).

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class A – CRUX Type) in the name of Sihtric (EOLE)

Date: c.995-1020 IRELAND, Hiberno-Norse Kings, Sihtric Anlafsson, Phase One (c.995-1020), Silver Penny, Dublin mint, moneyer Eole, imitation of Aethelred II CRVX type, draped bust with sceptre left, linear circle and legend surrounding with outer beaded circle, retrograde S at start of legend, 1.43g (SCBI 9:12; DF 1; S 6100). Legend a little blundered, otherwise good eye…