Hiberno-Norse Phase III, Class A, Plain bust, Type 3d - Long Cross with two hands + two large pellets. Echmarcach mac Ragnaill. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase III, Class A (Plain Bust), Type 3d (2 Hands + 2 large pellets on Rev.)

Date: c. 1035-1060 Description: Hiberno-Norse coinage, Phase III, Class A, Type 3d silver penny. The obverse is, unusually, quite legible (Sihtric, King of Dublin) but the reverse legend is, as more usual, badly blundered and indecipherable. This suggests that this coin was produced quite early in Phase III. Obverse: Plain Bust facing left, imitating Aethelred…

Harthacnut, Penny, 1.06g, Scandinavian imitation in the style of a Hiberno-Norse long cross, Lund mint, +hardÐa cvnvc, bare bust left to base of coin, rev. +Ðorcetl on lv, long cross, each limb ending in three semicircles, a pellet in centre (cf. S.6103), crude, peck marks to the reverse, very fine, extremely rare

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

Date: c. ? Description: Harthacnut, Penny, 1.06g, Scandinavian imitation in the style of a Hiberno-Norse long cross, Lund mint. Peck marks to the reverse. A crude but recognisable imitation of an Hiberno-Norse, Phase 1, Class B penny (S.6103) itself imitating a penny of Harthacnut. Very fine (VF) Extremely rare Obverse: Bare bust left to base…

Hiberno-Norse Phase II silver penny, Dublin mint +Faeremin moneyer. cross pattee behind neck + two pellets in front. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer: Faeremin)

Date: c. 1015-1035 Hiberno-Norse Phase II Long Cross Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (Difelin) and signature; (Faeremin) moneyer of Dublin. Weight: 1.16 g Diameter: 18mm Toned Good VF (gVF) References: SCBI 8 (BM), 75 (for type); SCBI 32 (Ulster), 71 (same dies); SCBC 6125 Obverse: Draped bust left; cross pattée behind neck and two pellets in…

Hiberno-Norse. Circa 1035-1055/60. AR Penny (17.5mm, 0.86 g, 7h). Phase III coinage, Long Cross type. Uncertain mint signature and moneyer. +IIITIDFILFIDI, draped bust left / +I- I·-I-I LII LII, voided long cross, with triple crescent ends; pellet in first quarter, ‘hand’ symbols in second and third quarters. O`S –; SCBI 22 (Copenhagen), 188 (same dies); D&F 24; SCBC 6132. Superb EF, toned, thin flan crack

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase III

Date: c. 1035-1055/60 Description: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (17.5mm, 0.86 g, 7h). Phase III coinage, Long Cross type. Uncertain mint signature and moneyer. O`S –; SCBI 22 (Copenhagen), 188 (same dies); D&F 24; SCBC 6132. Extremely Fine (EF) Toned, thin flan crack. Obverse: +IIITIDFILFIDI, draped bust left Reverse: +I- I·-I-I LII LII, voided long cross, with triple crescent ends; pellet…