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…

An Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, Class B Silver Penny. Draped bust left with quatrefoil before. Voided short cross with annulet center and triple crescent ends. Uncertain mint signature and moneyer. 19mm. 0.45g

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase V, Draped bust left, with quatrefoil before

Date: c. 1075-80 Description: An Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, Class B Silver Penny. Draped bust left with quatrefoil before. Voided short cross with annulet center and triple crescent ends. Uncertain mint signature and moneyer. Diameter: 19 mm Weight: 0.45g References: O’S -; SCBI 8 (BM) pl. B, Duane 19 var. (no quatrefoil); SCBC 6146 Fine, flan cracked…

Hiberno-Norse. Phase V (c.1065-95) Penny ND, Uncertain mint, 1.49g, S-6147. A very rare imitation Edward the Confessor's small cross penny

Irish Coin Daily: A contemporary forgery of an Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase I, Class D, (small cross penny) ???

Date: c. 995-1015 ?   Description: Although listed as a Phase V Hiberno-Norse silver penny in the Heritage Auction #3030, this coin is much more likely to be a ‘contemporary’ forgery of an Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class D small cross penny. As such, it is also likely to have originated from an unknown Irish Sea…

Hiberno-Norse, Phase VII Silver Bracteate Penny. Cross with rectangle at centre and lis in each angle

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase VII Silver Bracteate Penny. Cross with rectangle at centre and lis in each angle

Date: c. 1130-1150 Description: An Hiberno-Norse, Phase VII, Silver Bracteate Penny. Cross with rectangle at centre and lis in each angle. Weight: 0.62 g References: O’S. 73; DF. 34; S.6199 Very Fine (VF) An unusually good example of this extremely rare bracteate Very rare Obverse: Cross with rectangle at centre and lis in each angle…

Scandinavian imitation of Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Long cross type penny. Crude bust left, blundered legend but attributable to Sihtric of Dublin

Irish Coin Daily: Scandinavian Imitation of an Hiberno-Norse, Phase I, Class B (Long Cross) Penny – Sihtric / Uncertain Mint

Date: c. AD 1000-1010 ?   Scandinavian imitation of Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Long cross type penny. Crude bust left, blundered legend but attributable to Sihtric of Dublin. Weight: 1.29 g Obverse: Bare bust left to base of coin Legend: + HITRIC MO DIEHN Blundered but attributable to Sihtric of Dublin Planchet crack at 6’clock Reverse:…

Hiberno-Manx Silver Penny, imitating an Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Penny of Dublin

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Manx Silver Penny, imitating an Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Penny of Dublin

Date: c. 1030-1034 ?   Description: An Hiberno-Manx Silver Penny, imitating an Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Penny of Dublin, which itself imitates an English Æthelred II long cross penny. Weight: 0.46 g References: Dolley NC 1976, pl. 13, no. 22, die duplicate S.7400 Small edge chip from contemporary mount breaking off. Edge chipped behind head, otherwise…