Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase I, Class D Small Cross (Sithric, King of Dublin), 18mm 0.93g, Moneyer Leofwine of Chester (O’S -, D&F 19, SCBC 6118)

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

Date: c. 995-1015 Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class D (Small Cross) Silver Penny. Chester mint, moneyer: Leofwine. Diameter: 18 mm Weight: 0.69 g References: SCBI 32 (Belfast), 32 var. (legends); O’S -; D&F 19; SCBC 6118 Well-struck + well centred on a neat round flan, some die rust on obverse and a little porosity…

Ireland Penny John, Third 'Rex' Coinage Dublin mint moneyer WillemP, 18mm, 1.37g. D&F 50, S. 6228A

Irish Coin Daily: John (as King of Ireland) Silver Penny, Mint: Dublin, Moneyer: WillelmP

Date: c. 1199-1216 Description: John (as King of Ireland) Penny, Dublin mint signature Mint: Dublin Moneyer: WillelmP Diameter: 18 mm Weight: 1.37 g References: SCBI 22 (Copenhagen) –; D&F 50; SCBC 6228A Fine (F), toned, weak in spots. Obverse: Crowned facing bust, holding cruciform scepter; rosette to right; all within triangle, legend around +IOHAN REX…

Henry III (1216-1272) Penny class 2d, Dublin, RICARD ON DIVE, Extra wide shoulders , 1.29g (S 6243)

Irish Coin Daily: Henry III Silver Penny, Class 2d (Ricard of Dublin)

Date: c. 1251-1254 Description: Henry III Silver Penny, Class 2d, Dublin, RICARD ON DIVE, Extra wide shoulders , 1.29g Weight: 1.29g References: S 62423 Nicely struck, well-centred on an almost round flan, showing clear design (wide shoulder) details. A little bit worn in places but a solid Very Fine (VF) grade Scarce Obverse: Crowned facing bust,…

Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class B Long Cross Penny, 20mm 1.31g, Obv. SIHTRC RE+ ÐYFNI + Rev. + SIEL Θ ÐYF+LNIEIMIIV (O'S 3, Hilderbrand 72, SCBC 6103)

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase I (Long Cross) Silver Penny, in the name of Sihtric (Dublin mint / Moneyer: Siel)

Date: c. 995-1015 Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class B Long Cross Penny, Imitating Long Cross type of Æthelred II. Dublin mint; Siel, moneyer. Struck circa AD 1000-1010. Diameter: 20 mm Weight: 1.31 g References: O’S Type 3; Hilderbrand 72; SCBI 8 (British Museum), 22 (same dies); SCBC 6103 Some very light porosity under attractive…

Hiberno-Norse Penny, Dublin (Difilin), Phase II, blundered Sihtric of Dublin + moneyer Faeremin, wheel on neck, SCBI 32 (Ulster), 104-5, SCBC 6128

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (moneyer: Faeremin) – Wheel on neck

Date: c. 1015-1035 Description: An Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Silver Penny. Badly blundered legend but attributable to Sihtric, King of Dublin and his moneyer: Færemin at the Dublin mint. Diameter: 18 mm Weight: 1.06 g References: SCBI 32 (Ulster), 104-5; SCBC 6128 An unusual variant on a chipped flan, with an off-centre and blundered legend Obverse:…

Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase I, Class D Small Cross (Sithric), 1.39g, Moneyer Ælfrel (SCBI BM 50, S 6117)

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class D – Small Cross), Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer: ÆLFRELN of Dublin)

Date: c. 995-1015 Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class D (Small Cross) Silver Penny. Dublin mint, moneyer: Ælfreln. Weight: 1.39 g References: SCBI BM 50, S 6117 Well-struck on a neat round flan, some die wear otherwise lightly toned and well centred. One peck mark on reverse Good VF (gVF) A scarce coin Obverse: Diademed…

Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase I, Class A CRUX (Sithric), 21mm, 1.64g, Obv. +ZITIR– DICLIИ MELO, Rev. +ΛZCETEL O– DIFLMC (O'S 1, Hildebrand 11, SCBC 6100)

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class A – CRUX Type), Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer: ASCETEL of Dublin)

Date: c. 995-1015 Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class A Silver Penny. Dublin mint, moneyer: Ascetel. The bust is engraved in, what North describes as, a “Benediction Hand” style. This bust style is encountered on the very earliest coins struck in the Crux issue of Aethelred II, i.e. before the left facing bust was introduced.…

Hiberno-Norse Phase II Penny, Long Cross and three pellets on neck variety. Obv: +SIHTRC REX DYFLM, cross pattée behind neck. Rev: +FÆ REMI N M'Θ DYFL

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (moneyer: Faeremin) – Three pellets on neck

Date: c. 1015-1035 Description: An Hiberno-Norse. Phase II Penny. Dublin mint attributed to Sihtric, King of Dublin, moneyer: Færemin. References: S.6122 A near-perfect example for the type, with no wear and very few detracting marks Excellent ‘eye appeal’ Highly lustrous, bright silver in colour, with a light champagne tone Obverse: Draped bust left with three…

Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase I, Class B, Penny, 1.10 g. + EDELRED REX ANGL bust left, large pellet behind + DP NGM AOL INIO. DF 13, S 6107. aVF

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase I (Long Cross) Silver Penny, in the name of Aethelred (Dublin mint / Unknown moneyer)

Date: c. 995-1015 Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class B Silver Penny. Dublin mint, moneyer: unknown. Weight: 1.10 g References: DF 13; Seaby 6107 Well-struck on a neat round flan, well circulated and quite worn, cracked flan, , otherwise almost Very Fine (aVF) Scarce Obverse: Draped bust left with large pellet behind neck Clear, legible…

Henry III (1216-1272) Penny class 2c, Dublin, RICARD ON DIVE, three curls either side of head, pellet at base of sceptre head, 1.39g (S 6242, DF 58)

Irish Coin Daily: Henry III Silver Penny, Class 2c (Ricard of Dublin)

Date: c. 1251-1254 Description: Henry III silver penny, Dublin mint, Class 2c Weight: 1.39g References: S 6242; DF 58 Suberbly struck, albeit slightly off-centre, showing clear design details Almost Extremely Fine (aEF) Scarce Obverse: Crowned facing bust, holding sceptre; cinquefoil to right, trefoil above Three curls to the side of the face (normally only 2) All…