Checklist (Hiberno-Norse)

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This page is a perpetual “work-in-progress” and will be updated daily via daily Irish Coin Cabinet posts. In time, it will become a “check-list” for Irish coin collectors, detectorists and anyone looking for basic information + an image on individual Irish “hammered” coins and their major die variations.

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Proto-Currency

Hiberno-Norse Kingdom of Northumbria

In 939, following the death of Aethelstan, the Vikings, under Anlaf Guthfrithsson, occupied York. This occupation lasted until Eadred defeated them in 954.

The Anglo-Saxons briefly recovered York from 944-7.

The Anglo-Saxons briefly recovered York from 948-9.

Hiberno-Norse Kingdom of York

Hiberno-Norse Kingdom of Dublin

Echmarcach mac Ragnaill (King of the Isles) forced Sihtric to abdicate in 1036.


Who minted coins after Sihtric left Dublin? 

Echmarcach mac Ragnaill / Ímar mac Arailt / Murchad mac Diarmata ???

Who minted the Hiberno-Norse Phase IV coins?            Murchad mac Diarmata ?

Who minted the Hiberno-Norse Phase IV coins?            ???

Scandinavian Imitations of Hiberno-Norse Coinage

Hiberno-Manx Imitations of Hiberno-Norse Coinage

Late Medieval Gaelic Regnal Coinage ???