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…

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:…