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 II Penny, Worcester mint, Penny, 17mm, 0.69g. Obv. ИHRNΛR∂ ΛN REX I, rev. PVLFRIC ON PIRH MΘINI

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer: Wulfric of Worcester) – Ш on neck, pellet-in-annulet behind neck

Date: c. 1018-1035 Description: An Hiberno-Norse. Phase II Penny. Dublin mint attributed to Sihtric, King of Dublin, moneyer: Wulfric of Worcester (Weorgoranceaster) with draped bust left, Ш on neck, pellet-in-annulet behind neck. Diameter: 17 mm Weight: 0.69 g  References: SCBI 8 (BM), 111 (same dies); SCBI 22 (Copenhagen), 104 (same dies); SCBI 32 (Belfast), 115…

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, Dublin (Difilin), Phase II, blundered Sihtric of Dublin + moneyer Faeremin, wheel on neck, SCBI 32 (Ulster), 104-5, SCBC 6128

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (moneyer: Faeremin) – Wheel on neck

Date: c. 1015-1035 Description: An Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Silver Penny. Badly blundered legend but attributable to Sihtric, King of Dublin and his moneyer: Færemin at the Dublin mint. Diameter: 18 mm Weight: 1.06 g References: SCBI 32 (Ulster), 104-5; SCBC 6128 An unusual variant on a chipped flan, with an off-centre and blundered legend Obverse:…

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 Phase II Penny, Long Cross and three pellets on neck variety. Obv: +SIHTRC REX DYFLM, cross pattée behind neck. Rev: +FÆ REMI N M'Θ DYFL

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (moneyer: Faeremin) – Three pellets on neck

Date: c. 1015-1035 Description: An Hiberno-Norse. Phase II Penny. Dublin mint attributed to Sihtric, King of Dublin, moneyer: Færemin. References: S.6122 A near-perfect example for the type, with no wear and very few detracting marks Excellent ‘eye appeal’ Highly lustrous, bright silver in colour, with a light champagne tone Obverse: Draped bust left with three…

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…