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Exceptional Hiberno Norse Phase II Silver Penny S.6125A

ID Number: 5520
Category: Irish Hammered Coins
Catalogue Number: S.6125A
Grade: Good Extremely Fine
Weight: 1.24 g., 17 mm.
Date: c. 1018 - 1035
Mint: Dublin
Denomination: Silver Hiberno Norse Phase II Penny
Pedigree: ex CNG 4 Jan 2012 L.1948
Ruler: Sihtric III Olafsson, 995 - 1036
Price: $3200.
Additional Details

Ireland Hiberno Norse. Sihtric III Olafsson. 995-1036. Phase II, c.1015-1035. Silver Long Cross Penny.

A Phase II Hiberno Norse silver penny.  Phase II Hiberno Norse were struck in Dublin, c. c. 1015 - 1035, in imitation of the silver pennies being struck in England under King Aethelred I.  They are distinguished from the Phase I coins, by the addition of pellets in the quadrants of the reverse.

S. 6125A, 1.24 g., 17 mm. Phase II coinage. Difelin (Dublin) mint signature; ‘Nirinn,’ moneyer. Struck c. 1018-1035.  Obv legend + IИTRC REX IDIFNI around draped bust right, w inverted crozier behind neck.  Rx. Legend + ИI RIИ N MO DFИ around voided long cross, with triple crescent ends and pellet in each angle.

SCBI 8 (BM), 80 (same obv. die); SCBI 22 (Copenhagen), 88 (same dies); SCBI 32 (Belfast), 110 (same dies).

Good Extremely Fine.  Well centered and deeply stuck, w all devices and legends sharp.  Gold tone w blue iridescence. Rare. $3200.

ex CNG 4 Jan 2012 L.1948 w auction ticket

Obverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
Reverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
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