Hiberno-Norse, Phase III Penny, Class A, Type 1a - Long Cross with two hands. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase III, Class A (Plain Bust), Type 1a (2 Hands on Rev.)

Date: c. 1035-1060 Description: Hiberno-Norse coinage, Phase III, Class A, Type 1a silver penny. The obverse and reverse legends, as usual, are badly blundered and indecipherable. Obverse: Plain Bust, imitating Aethelred of England. Legend: Badly blundered. Reverse: Long Cross imitation, with symbolic hands in 2 quadrants. Legend: Badly blundered. Country: Ireland Category: Hiberno-Norse Phase 3…