Hiberno-Norse Viking Coinage, Anlaf Guthrithsson (939-941 AD) AR Penny Flower type. York mint. Ingelgar, moneyer. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Penny of Anlaf Guthfrithsson, Hiberno-Norse King of Northumbria & York (Flower type)

Date: c. 939-941 AD   Description: Hiberno-Norse (Northumbria). Anlaf Guthfrithsson. 939-941. Silver Penny (21mm, 1.41g). Eoferwic (York) mint; Ingelgar, moneyer. The type is closely related in both style and artistic accomplishment to the popular and very rare floral issue of Edward the Elder (SCBC 1078) struck by Heremod at the northwestern mint of Chester. References: CTCE…

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 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…

An Hiberno-Norse Phase II Long Cross Penny, Sihtric of Dublin, with Dublin mint signature of Siult (Moneyer of Dublin). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

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

Date: c. 1015-1035 Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase II Long Cross Penny, Sihtric of Dublin, with Dublin mint signature of Siult (Moneyer of Dublin). Diameter: 19mm Extremely fine (EF), pretty much as struck RARE in any grade, but extremely rare in this high grade References: S.6122 Obverse: Draped bust left; cross behind neck Legend: + YHTRE:…

An Hiberno-Norse Phase II Long Cross Penny, Sihtric of Dublin, with Dublin mint signature of Godric (Moneyer of Dublin). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

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

Date: c. 1015-1035   Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase II Long Cross Penny, Sihtric of Dublin, with Dublin mint signature of Godric (Moneyer of Dublin). Diameter: 19mm Extremely fine (EF), pretty much as struck Extremely rare in such a high grade References: S.6122 Obverse: Draped bust left; poorly executed quatrefoil behind neck Legend: + SIHTRC: REX:…

Hiberno-Norse Phase III, Class A, Plain bust, Type 2 (Long Cross, with one hand symbol) Echmarcach mac Ragnaill. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

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

Date: c. 1035-1060 Description: An Hiberno-Norse silver penny, Phase III, Class A (Plain bust), Type 2 (one hand on reverse). The obverse and reverse legends, as usual, are badly blundered and indecipherable. Obverse: Plain Bust, imitating Aethelred of England. Legend: Badly blundered (illegible). + DIF  LIN  VIDF  EIE Reverse: Long Cross imitation, with symbolic hands…

An Hiberno-Norse silver penny, Phase III, Class A (Plain bust), Type 1e (two hands + one large pellet on reverse). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

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

Date: c. 1035-1060 Description: An Hiberno-Norse silver penny, Phase III, Class A (Plain bust), Type 1e (two hands + one large pellet on reverse). The obverse and reverse legends, as usual, are badly blundered and indecipherable. Obverse: Plain Bust, imitating Aethelred of England. Legend: Badly blundered (illegible). + YIII  YYIO  IIIIII Reverse: Long Cross imitation,…