Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase I, Class D Small Cross (Sithric, King of Dublin), 18mm 0.93g, Moneyer Leofwine of Chester (O’S -, D&F 19, SCBC 6118)

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class D – Small Cross), Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer: Leofwine of Chester)

Date: c. 995-1015 Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class D (Small Cross) Silver Penny. Chester mint, moneyer: Leofwine. Diameter: 18 mm Weight: 0.69 g References: SCBI 32 (Belfast), 32 var. (legends); O’S -; D&F 19; SCBC 6118 Well-struck + well centred on a neat round flan, some die rust on obverse and a little porosity…

Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class B Long Cross Penny, 20mm 1.31g, Obv. SIHTRC RE+ ÐYFNI + Rev. + SIEL Θ ÐYF+LNIEIMIIV (O'S 3, Hilderbrand 72, SCBC 6103)

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase I (Long Cross) Silver Penny, in the name of Sihtric (Dublin mint / Moneyer: Siel)

Date: c. 995-1015 Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class B Long Cross Penny, Imitating Long Cross type of Æthelred II. Dublin mint; Siel, moneyer. Struck circa AD 1000-1010. Diameter: 20 mm Weight: 1.31 g References: O’S Type 3; Hilderbrand 72; SCBI 8 (British Museum), 22 (same dies); SCBC 6103 Some very light porosity under attractive…

Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase I, Class D Small Cross (Sithric), 1.39g, Moneyer Ælfrel (SCBI BM 50, S 6117)

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class D – Small Cross), Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer: ÆLFRELN of Dublin)

Date: c. 995-1015 Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class D (Small Cross) Silver Penny. Dublin mint, moneyer: Ælfreln. Weight: 1.39 g References: SCBI BM 50, S 6117 Well-struck on a neat round flan, some die wear otherwise lightly toned and well centred. One peck mark on reverse Good VF (gVF) A scarce coin Obverse: Diademed…

Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase I, Class A CRUX (Sithric), 21mm, 1.64g, Obv. +ZITIR– DICLIИ MELO, Rev. +ΛZCETEL O– DIFLMC (O'S 1, Hildebrand 11, SCBC 6100)

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class A – CRUX Type), Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer: ASCETEL of Dublin)

Date: c. 995-1015 Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class A Silver Penny. Dublin mint, moneyer: Ascetel. The bust is engraved in, what North describes as, a “Benediction Hand” style. This bust style is encountered on the very earliest coins struck in the Crux issue of Aethelred II, i.e. before the left facing bust was introduced.…

Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase I, Class B, Penny, 1.10 g. + EDELRED REX ANGL bust left, large pellet behind + DP NGM AOL INIO. DF 13, S 6107. aVF

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase I (Long Cross) Silver Penny, in the name of Aethelred (Dublin mint / Unknown moneyer)

Date: c. 995-1015 Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class B Silver Penny. Dublin mint, moneyer: unknown. Weight: 1.10 g References: DF 13; Seaby 6107 Well-struck on a neat round flan, well circulated and quite worn, cracked flan, , otherwise almost Very Fine (aVF) Scarce Obverse: Draped bust left with large pellet behind neck Clear, legible…

Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase I, Class B, SIHTRC REX DYFLN, rev. BYRHTIOD MO RINI, 1.30g (Dolley B1b, SCBI BM 40, SCBI Copenhagen 29, Lane 7, S 6104, DF 6

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase I Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer: BYRHTIOD of Winchester)

Date: c. 995-1015 Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class B Silver Penny. Winchester mint, moneyer: Byrhtiod. Weight: 1.30 g References: Dolley B1b, SCBI BM 40, SCBI Copenhagen 29, Lane 7, S 6104, DF 6 Well-struck on a neat round flan, a bit crimped in places, otherwise good Fine (gF) Three peck marks, suggesting transactional usage…

Hiberno-Norse Phase II, Class B, penny Sihtric, ZHITR · C RE + DY, oval eye, pellet in front, cross pommée behind, wishbone ornament on neck, Faeremin

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (moneyer: Faeremin) – Pellet in front of bust + wishbone on neck

Date: c. 1015-1035 Description: An Hiberno-Norse. Phase II Penny in the name of Sihtric, King of Dublin. Dublin mint signature, moneyer: Færemin. Weight: 1.32 g References: Dolley A3/c; Roth, pl. iii, 52 SCBI BM 70ff; SCBI Ulster 96; Lane 35ff; S 6125; DF 23 Well struck, with an excellent portrait showing an unusual variety of…

Hiberno-Norse. Sihtric III Olafsson. 995-1036. AR Penny (19mm, 1.11 g, 6h). Phase I coinage, Short Cross type. Eoferwic (York) mint signature; ‘Arnthorr,’ moneyer. Struck circa 1010-1016. + ZIIITR F RE+ DΓLI, diademed and draped bust left / + ARNDORR M-O EOFR, short cross pattée. O'S –; SCBI –; D&F 19; SCBC 6118. VF, peck marks. Rare – unlisted ‘moneyer’ for type.

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

Date: c. 1011-1016 Description: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny in imitation of an Æthelred II Last Small Cross Penny, Phase 1, Class D (Small Cross type). Struck for Sihtric (Silkenbeard) Anlafsson. Eoferwic (York) mint signature. Moneyer: Arnthorr. Diameter: 19 mm Weight: 1.11 g References: O’S –; SCBI –; D&F 19; SCBC 6118 Very fine (VF) with a…

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

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

Date: c. 1011-1016 Description: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny in imitation of an Æthelred II Last Small Cross Penny, Phase 1, Class D (Small Cross type). Struck for Sihtric (Silkenbeard) Anlafsson. Dublin mint, Moneyer: Colbrand. Superb condition for a coin of this period and one of the best I have seen. Weight: 1.14 g References: cf. SCBI…

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…