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Ireland, Hiberno-Norse, Phase III, Penny

Price £1,750

Ireland, Hiberno-Norse, Phase III, Penny

Hiberno-Norse, Phase III issue, Penny, long cross and hand coinage (c.1035-60), draped bust left, in name of Sihtric, two pellets by face, blundered legend, rev long voided cross with pellet centre, crude hand in two quarters, each with four fingers and a pellet, with a blundered Dublin mint signature, 0.82g (DF 24; S.6132).

With a larger portrait than usual, with a tall neck, toned about extremely fine and unusual.