Hiberno-Norse Phase 1, Class B – Silver Penny Long Cross Type. Sihtric king of Dublin, BYRHTMAER 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 (BYRHTMAER of Winchester) – Old Norse CUNUNC issue

Date: c. 1000-1010 Description: Hiberno-Norse Phase 1, Class B – Silver Penny Long Cross Type, imitating long cross type of Æthelred II, in the name of ‘Sihtric’ (King of Dublin. Moneyer: BYRHTMAER (of Winchester). Weight: 1.70 g Very Fine (VF) Very rare References: SCBI British Museum -; SCBI Copenhagen 7; DF 7; S 6105 Obverse:…

Hiberno-Norse, Phase I, Class B Sihtric III Olafsson. Silver Penny (20mm, 1.35 g, 12h). Long Cross type. Winchester mint signature; 'Birhtioth,' moneyer. + SIHTRC RE + DУFLN, draped bust right; pellet behind / + BIR HTIΘ Đ MIΘ RINI, voided long cross, with triple crescent ends.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase I, Class B – Long Cross type (BIRHTIOTH of Winchester)

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. English mint signature: Winchester. Moneyer: Birhtioth. Diameter: 20 mm Weight: 1.35g Extremely Fine (EF), nicely toned Extremely rare References: O’S –; SCBI 37 (Polish), 323 (same…

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 – Harthacnut / Lund Mint

Date: 1040-1046 ? 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…

Hiberno-Norse Phase 1, Class B – Long Cross type (OGSEN) +OGSEN HEA MELNEM. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase I, Class B – Long Cross type (OGSEN)

Date: c. 1000-1010 Hiberno-Norse, Phase I Silver Penny in the name of ‘Ogsen’, Silver Penny in imitation of the English, Aethelred II Long Cross type. Blemish free and choice mint state / no peck marks Otherwise practically as struck Superb grey and gold tones Good extremely fine (gEF) Extremely rare References: O’Sullivan 11, S.6110. Obverse:…

Hiberno-Norse Phase 1, Class B, 1.31g, Thymn, ÐYMNROE+MNEGNI, rev. E.ÆMIEMN MO SEÐI, (S.6108 var). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase I, Class B – Long Cross type (THYMN)

Date: c. 1000-1010 Hiberno-Norse, Phase I Silver Penny in the name of ‘Thymn’ , (c.), Penny, 1.27g., in imitation of the English, Aethelred II Long Cross type. S.6108 var. Weight: 1.31 g Blemish free and choice mint state / no peck marks Otherwise practically as struck Uncirculated (Unc) Extremely rare Obverse: Bare headed draped bust left,…