Hiberno-Norse, Phase III, Class E silver penny (Plain bust with symbol - cross on neck). Two hands on reverse. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase III, Class E (Bust with Symbol), Type 2a – Cross Pattée on Neck

Date: c. 1035-1060 Description: Hiberno-Norse coinage, silver penny, Phase III, Class E (Plain bust with symbol – cross on neck), two hands on reverse. Badly blundered legends on both obverse and reverse – undecipherable. Obverse: Stylised bust of Ethelred II, imitating earlier Phase I types. Symbol on neck – cross pattée. Legend: Badly blundered. Reverse:…