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…

An Hiberno-Norse. Phase II Penny in the name of Sihtric but Mint & Moneyer uncertain

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (mint uncertain & moneyer unknown)

Date: c. 1015-1035 Description: An Hiberno-Norse. Phase II Penny in the name of Sihtric but Mint & Moneyer uncertain. Weight: 1.29 g References: O’Sullivan 12; SCBI BM 80; S 6122; DF 23 Very Fine (VF) Rare Obverse: Draped bust left with two pellets before, cross patteé behind neck Badly blundered legend: + INTRC REX NDIFNI…

Hiberno-Norse, Phase I, Class B Penny, obv. AETHELRED REX AIGMNO, rev. long cross, FAEREMIN M·O DYFLI, 1.59g (SCBI BM 31-2, S 6106, DF 11)

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase I Silver Penny, Aethelred of England (moneyer: FAEREMIN of Dublin)

Date: c. 995-1015 Description: An Hiberno-Norse. Phase I Penny. Dublin mint, moneyer: Færemin. Weight: 1.59 g References: SCBI BM 31-2; S 6106; DF 11 Well-struck on a neat round flan, about extremely fine (aEF) Slightly creased, but overall design is of a high grade and scarce Obverse: Draped bust left with one pellet behind neck…

Hiberno-Norse Phase II silver penny, Dublin mint +Faeremin moneyer. cross pattee behind neck + two pellets in front

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (moneyer: Faeremin) – Two pellets in front of bust

Date: c. 1015-1035 Description: An Hiberno-Norse. Phase II Penny. Dublin mint, moneyer: Færemin. Weight: 1.34 g References: S.6125, DF 23 Moderately struck on a flan of good metal Nice light-iridescent tone Obverse: Draped bust left with two pellets before, cross patteé behind neck Badly blundered legend: +  HИTRI REX ИFDIH (may translate as “Sihtric, King…

Hiberno-Norse. temp. Domnall mac Taidc Ua Briain-Brotar mac Torcaill. Early-mid 12th century. AR Penny (18mm, 0.48 g). Phase VII coinage. Semi-bracteate type. Uncertain mint signature and moneyer. Struck circa 1110-1150. Crude draped bust left; trefoil before / Voided cross botonee. O'S 66; SCBI 8 (BM) 253; SCBC 6192. VF, toned, heavily chipped. Very rare.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Phase VII coinage (Semi-bracteate type), Crude draped bust left; trefoil before / Voided cross botonée

Date: c. 1130-1150 Hiberno-Norse, Early-mid 12th century Silver Penny. Phase VII coinage / Semi-bracteate type. Uncertain mint signature and moneyer, struck c. 1130-1150. Crude draped bust left; trefoil before / Voided cross botonée. Heavily chipped, but overall Very fine (VF) Toned Very rare References: O’S 66; SCBI 8 (BM) 253; SCBC 6192 Description: Hiberno-Norse. Good…