Hiberno-Norse Phase 1, Class D (Small Cross type). +SIHTRC RE+ DУFLND MΘ. Chester mint, Moneyer Leofwine +LEΘFPINE ΘN LEIC

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

Date: c. 1011-1016 Description: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase 1, Class D (Small Cross type). Struck for Sihtric (Silkenbeard) Anlafsson. Chester mint, Moneyer: Leofwine Diameter: 18 mm Weight: 0.93 g References: SCBI 32 (Belfast), 32 var. (legends); O’S -; D&F 19; SCBC 6118 Good Very Fine (gVF) Toned, die rust on obverse, with a little porosity. Peck…

Hiberno-Manx silver penny, viking, Phase II imitation, isle of man, feremin,

O’Brien Coin Guide: The enigma of the Hiberno-Manx Coinages of the mid-11th Century

I am frequently asked the following questions and I openly admit to struggle to answer them adequately – the negative side of being a generalist dealer (constantly buying old attic finds and selling oddments from same), as opposed to being a specialist numismatic expert like so many of my much more knowledgeable customers. Who ordered…