Hiberno-Norse. Sihtric III Olafsson. Circa 995-1036. AR Penny (20mm, 1.47 g, 4h). Phase I coinage, Long Cross type. Difelin (Dublin) mint; Færeman, moneyer. Struck circa 1000-1010. Draped bust left; pellet to right / + FÆ REM N M(dart)Θ DYFLI, voided long cross, with pellet at center and triple-crescent ends; pellet in each central crescent. Cf. O'S 6; SCBI 8 (BM), 21 var. (rev. legend); SCBI 32 (Ulster), 19-20; SCBC 6103. EF, lightly toned, slight bow to flan

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class B – Long Cross type) in the name of Sihtric (FAEREMIN)

Date: c. 1000-1010 Description: Hiberno-Norse. Sihtric III Olafsson. Circa 995-1036. AR Penny (20mm, 1.47 g, 4h). Phase I Class B coinage (Long Cross type). Cf. O’S 6; SCBI 8 (BM), 21 var. SCBI 32 (Ulster), 19-20; SCBC 6103. Extremely Fine (EF) Lightly toned, slight bow to flan Obverse: Draped bust left; pellet to right Reverse: voided long…