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…

An Hiberno-Norse. Phase II Penny in the name of Sihtric but Mint & Moneyer uncertain

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (mint uncertain & moneyer unknown)

Date: c. 1015-1035 Description: An Hiberno-Norse. Phase II Penny in the name of Sihtric but Mint & Moneyer uncertain. Weight: 1.29 g References: O’Sullivan 12; SCBI BM 80; S 6122; DF 23 Very Fine (VF) Rare Obverse: Draped bust left with two pellets before, cross patteé behind neck Badly blundered legend: + INTRC REX NDIFNI…

Hiberno-Norse Phase II silver penny, Dublin mint +Faeremin moneyer. cross pattee behind neck + two pellets in front

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (moneyer: Faeremin) – Two pellets in front of bust

Date: c. 1015-1035 Description: An Hiberno-Norse. Phase II Penny. Dublin mint, moneyer: Færemin. Weight: 1.34 g References: S.6125, DF 23 Moderately struck on a flan of good metal Nice light-iridescent tone Obverse: Draped bust left with two pellets before, cross patteé behind neck Badly blundered legend: +  HИTRI REX ИFDIH (may translate as “Sihtric, King…

Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase II, .77g, bare headed bust left, rev. IFI RNE NNO NHO, small pellet in all 4 angles, good VF (SCBI BM –, S 6122, DF 22)

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (uncertain mint and moneyer)

Date: c. 1015-1035 Hiberno-Scandinavian period, Phase II, Long Cross Penny. Weight: 0.77g (very light for Phase II) Very fine (VF) Rare References: SCBI BM –; S 6122; DF 22 Obverse: Draped bust left; pellet on chin, wedge-shaped lips, two pellets on neck Legend: +IIII +IhCTRI +HDIC Badly blundered legend (for Phase II) but recognisable as…

Hiberno-Norse Phase 1, Class B – Long Cross type similar to Manx imitations of Faeremin of Dublin. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Phase II Silver Penny – similar to Hiberno-Manx imitations

Date: c. 1015-1035 Hiberno-Norse Phase II Long Cross Penny, Dublin mint signature + blundered name of Faeremin (moneyer of Dublin) – similar to Hiberno-Manx imitations of Feremin of Dublin See O’Brien Coin Guide: Introduction to the Hiberno-Manx Coinages of the mid-11th Century Toned, good very fine (gVF) Scratches on reverse Rare References: S.6125 Obverse: Draped bust…

Hiberno-Manx Silver Penny, imitating an Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Penny of Dublin

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Manx Silver Penny, imitating an Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Penny of Dublin

Date: c. 1030-1034 ?   Description: An Hiberno-Manx Silver Penny, imitating an Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Penny of Dublin, which itself imitates an English Æthelred II long cross penny. Weight: 0.46 g References: Dolley NC 1976, pl. 13, no. 22, die duplicate S.7400 Small edge chip from contemporary mount breaking off. Edge chipped behind head, otherwise…

Hiberno-Norse, Phase II, Penny, bust left, cross behind, Sihtric + Faeremin (Mint uncertain). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer: FAEREMIN). Mint Uncertain

Date: c. 1015-1035 Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase II Long Cross Penny, Sihtric of Dublin, with uncertain mint signature (Moneyer: Faeremin). Diameter: 18mm Weight: 0.77g Good Very Fine (gVF), toned References: SCBI 8 (BM), 71-2; O’S -; D&F 23; SCBC 6125 Obverse: Draped bust left; cross behind neck; two pellets in front of face. Legend: +NИTRC…

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:…

An Hiberno-Norse Phase II Long Cross Penny, Sihtric of Dublin, with Dublin mint signature of Godric (Moneyer of Dublin). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer: GODRIC)

Date: c. 1015-1035   Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase II Long Cross Penny, Sihtric of Dublin, with Dublin mint signature of Godric (Moneyer of Dublin). Diameter: 19mm Extremely fine (EF), pretty much as struck Extremely rare in such a high grade References: S.6122 Obverse: Draped bust left; poorly executed quatrefoil behind neck Legend: + SIHTRC: REX:…

Hiberno-Norse Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer FAEREMIN) Draped bust left, cross pattée behind neck with two pellets above, 1.37g. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer: FAEREMIN)

Date: c. 1020-1035 Hiberno-Norse Phase II Long Cross Penny, Sihtric of Dublin, with Dublin mint signature of Færemin (Moneyer of Dublin) – the most common moneyer of this phase. Weight: 1.37 g Diameter: 18mm Near Extremely Fine (nEF) A bold and attractive example of this variety References: SCBI Hiberno-Norse 64-66 var. (no pellets behind bust…