Scandinavian imitation of Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Long cross type penny. Crude bust left, blundered legend but attributable to Sihtric of Dublin

Irish Coin Daily: Scandinavian Imitation of an Hiberno-Norse, Phase I, Class B (Long Cross) Penny – Sihtric / Uncertain Mint

Date: c. AD 1000-1010 ?   Scandinavian imitation of Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Long cross type penny. Crude bust left, blundered legend but attributable to Sihtric of Dublin. Weight: 1.29 g Obverse: Bare bust left to base of coin Legend: + HITRIC MO DIEHN Blundered but attributable to Sihtric of Dublin Planchet crack at 6’clock Reverse:…

Hiberno-Norse Phase 1, Class B – Silver Penny Long Cross Type. Sihtric king of Dublin, BYRHTMAER of Winchester (rare CONUNC issue). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase I, Class B – Long Cross type (BYRHTMAER of Winchester) – Old Norse CUNUNC issue

Date: c. 1000-1010 Description: Hiberno-Norse Phase 1, Class B – Silver Penny Long Cross Type, imitating long cross type of Æthelred II, in the name of ‘Sihtric’ (King of Dublin. Moneyer: BYRHTMAER (of Winchester). Weight: 1.70 g Very Fine (VF) Very rare References: SCBI British Museum -; SCBI Copenhagen 7; DF 7; S 6105 Obverse:…

Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase IV (Scratched Die), Type 3 – Bust left. Long Cross, with quatrefoil and hand symbol. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase IV (Scratched Die), Type 3 – Bust left. Long Cross, with quatrefoil and hand symbol.

Date: c. 1060-65   Description: An Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase IV (Scratched Die), Type 3 – Bust left. Long Cross, with quatrefoil and hand symbol. Uncertain mint signature and moneyer. References: S.6134 Extremely Fine (EF) Attractive grey tones. Rare. Obverse: Draped bust right. Badly blundered legend, illegible. Reverse: Long cross, with triple crescent ends; hand…

Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase IV (scratched die) Type 2 – Bust left, two pellets in front, trefoil on neck, pellet + quatrefoil behind. The old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase IV (Scratched Die), Type 2 – Bust left, two pellets in front, trefoil on neck, pellet + quatrefoil behind.

Date: c. 1060-65 Description: An Hiberno-Norse silver penny. Phase IV, Long Cross type. Uncertain mint signature and moneyer. Diameter: 18 mm Weight: 1.01 g References: Cf. Blackburn 4, Fig. 6, 6 (for type) O’S –; cf. SCBI 8 (BM), 147 (same); SCBI 32 (Belfast), 313; D&F 25; SCBC 6134 Good Very Fine (gVF) Toned, slightly…

Hiberno-Norse Phase III, Class E (Bust with Symbols), Type 2e - Pellet on Neck, Long Cross with two hands. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase III, Class E (Bust with Symbol), Type 2e – Plain Bust with Pellet. Long Cross with two hands

Date: c. 1035-1060 Description: Hiberno-Norse Phase III, Class E (Bust with Symbols), Type 2e – Small Pellet on Neck, Long Cross with two hands. Blundered legends on both obverse and reverse, but obverse is partially legible. Obverse: Stylised bust of Ethelred II, imitating earlier Phase I types. Symbol on neck – small pellet. Blundered Legend:…