Hiberno-Norse. Sihtric III Olafsson. Circa 995-1036. AR Penny (19mm, 1.24 g, 9h). Phase I coinage, Short Cross type. Dublin mint; 'Wæremin' moneyer. Struck circa 1010-1016. + SITRIC RE+ DУFLIIM, diademed and draped bust left / + PÆREMIN MΘ DУFLIM, short cross pattée. O'S 24 var. (moneyer); SCBI 8 (BM), 48 var. (same); SCBI 32 (Ulster), –; SCBC 6117. Good VF, small peck mark. Very rare.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class D – Small Cross Type) in the name of Sihtric / Moneyer FAEREMIN

Date: c. 1011-1016 Description: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase 1, Class D (Small Cross type). Struck for Sihtric (Silkenbeard) Anlafsson. Dublin mint, Moneyer: Faeremin (blundered: ‘Wæremin’) Diamter: 19 mm Weight: 1.24 g References: O’S 24 var. (moneyer); SCBI 8 (BM), 48 var. (same); SCBI 32 (Ulster), –; SCBC 6117 Good VF Small peck mark Very rare Obverse:…

Hiberno-Norse. Phase I, Class E Penny (19mm, 1.09 g). Imitating Cnut Quatrefoil type. Dublin mint, Stegen moneyer. Struck circa 1016-1020

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class E – Quatrefoil Type) / Moneyer: STEGEN of Dublin

Date: c. 1016-1020 Description: Hiberno-Norse. Phase I, Class E silver penny. Struck for Sihtric (Silkenbeard) Anlafsson. Also known as: Sihtric, Sitric and Sitrick in Irish texts Sigtryg and Sigtryggr in Scandinavian texts Imitating Cnut Quatrefoil type and struck circa 1016-1020. Diameter: 19 mm Weight: 1.09 g Refs: SCBI 8 (BM), 60 var. (same rev. die; obv. legend); O’S…

There are five main classes of coins in the Hiberno-Norse, Phase I series

O’Brien Rare Coin Guide: Hiberno-Norse, Phase 1 (AD 995–1022)

Introduction The first phase of the Hiberno-Norse coinages were imitations of contemporary Anglo-Saxon coins. They were produced in Dublin but closely copied the style of the silver pennies of Aethelred II of England and his successor Cnut. Since the English coin designs changed periodically, the dating and sequence of their Hiberno-Norse equivalents can be identified…