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 Phase 1, Class C – Helmet Type) Silver Penny 1.16g Aethelred II + æÐelræÐ rex aip, Chester, Gunleof + gm nleo fn°o leigi. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class C – Helmet Type) in the name of Æthelred II / Moneyer: Gunleof (of Chester)

Date: c. 1009-1011 Description: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase 1, Class C (Imitating Æthelred II Helmet type). Struck in the name of Æthelred II. Chester mint signature, Moneyer: Gunleof Diameter: 18 mm Weight: 1.16 g References: Blackburn, Studies in Late Anglo-Saxon Coinage, pp 11-24, dies 3/16 = this coin; Chown, SNC 1989, pp. 256-257; Seaby 6116…

Hiberno-Norse. Phase I (Sihtric Anlafsson). Circa 995/7-1020. AR Penny (18mm, 1.01 g, 6h). Imitating Æthelred II Helmet type. Dublin mint; Færemin, moneyer. Struck circa 1004-1010. + ÆÐELRÆD RE+ Λ(NG)L•, bust left wearing armor and radiate helmet / + FÆ NEM NMΘ ÐУHI, voided long cross, with pellet in centre and triple crescent ends, over square with trefoil at each point. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class C – Helmet Type) in the name of Æthelred II / Moneyer: Faeremin (of Dublin)

Date: c. 1009-1011   Description: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase 1, Class C (Imitating Æthelred II Helmet type). Struck in the name of Æthelred II. Dublin mint signature, Moneyer: Faeremin Diameter: 18 mm Weight: 1.01 g References: Blackburn, Hiberno -; SCBI 8 (BM), 39 var. (legends); O’S -; D&F 15; SCBC 6113 Near Extremely Fine (nEF),…

Hiberno-Norse Phase 1, Class D (Small Cross) Penny, for Sihtric +DYFLN MΘ+SIHTRC REX, moneyer Aefeln +ÆLFREL'N MΘ DYLFM. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

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

Date: c. 1011-1016   Description: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase 1, Class D (Small Cross type). Struck for Sihtric (Silkenbeard) Anlafsson. Dublin mint, Moneyer: Aefeln Diameter: 18 mm Weight: 1.38 g References: SCI 6117 Good Very Fine (gVF) Toned, cracked flan Peck marks on reverse (indicating some circulation) Extremely rare Obverse: Diademed and draped bust left Legend:…

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-Norse, Phase I, Class B Sihtric III Olafsson. Silver Penny (20mm, 1.35 g, 12h). Long Cross type. Winchester mint signature; 'Birhtioth,' moneyer. + SIHTRC RE + DУFLN, draped bust right; pellet behind / + BIR HTIΘ Đ MIΘ RINI, voided long cross, with triple crescent ends.

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

Date: c. 1000-1010 Description: Hiberno-Norse, Phase I Silver Penny in the name of ‘Sihtric, King of Dublin’, Silver Penny in imitation of the English, Aethelred II Long Cross type. English mint signature: Winchester. Moneyer: Birhtioth. Diameter: 20 mm Weight: 1.35g Extremely Fine (EF), nicely toned Extremely rare References: O’S –; SCBI 37 (Polish), 323 (same…

Hiberno-Norse Phase 1, Class B – Silver Penny Long Cross Type. Sihtric king of Dublin, Godwine 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 (GODWINE of Winchester) – Old Norse CUNUNC issue

Date: c. 1000-1010 Description: Hiberno-Norse, Phase I Silver Penny in the name of ‘Sihtric, King of Dublin’, Silver Penny in imitation of the English, Aethelred II Long Cross type. This coin is unusual insofar as the obverse legend uses the Old Norse word ‘CONUNC’ (king). Most of Sihtric’s other silver pennies bear the legend ‘REX’…

Hiberno-Norse Phase 1, Class D – Small Cross Type, Silver Penny, Obv. Sihtric of Dublin, +SIHTRC REX DIFFHDI Rev. +:DGDΘΛN Θ LVNDR (Dgdoan of London). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

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

Date: c. 1011-1016   Description: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase 1, Class D (Small Cross type). Struck for Sihtric (Silkenbeard) Anlafsson. London mint, Moneyer: Dgdoan Diamter: 20 mm Weight: 1.30 g References: SCBI 22 (Copenhagen), 47 (same dies); SCBC 6118 Nearly Extremely Fine (nEF) A few minor peck marks Very rare Obverse: Diademed and draped bust left…

Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase I, Class B (Sihtric Anlafsson), 1.51g, Obv. + SIHTRC REX DУFLNMΘ, draped bust left; pellet behind. Rev. ΘS GVN MΩΘ LINΘ (Osgun of Lincoln). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase I, Class B – Long Cross type (OSGUN of Lincoln)

Date: c. 1000-1010     Hiberno-Norse, Phase I Silver Penny in the name of ‘Sihtric, King of Dublin’, Silver Penny in imitation of the English, Aethelred II Long Cross type. Diameter: 19 mm Weight: 1.51g Good VF, toned, quite a few peck marks (indicating substantial usage) Minor flan waviness (possibly tested by bending) Extremely rare…

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 – Harthacnut / Lund Mint

Date: 1040-1046 ? 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…