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…