Hiberno-Norse. Silver Penny. C. 995-1020

Sihtric Penny, Imitation of Long Cross Coinage. Phase One

Spink 6107. SCBI BM 40.

Grade: " About extremely fine", 

Description: Draped bust left of Irish style. In the name of AEthelred. Legend reads " EDELRED REX AIGMNO"

Rev Long voided cross with nothing in angles. Legend " BYRHTIOD MO RINI. Copying Byrhtiod, Winchester.

Portrait well struck, blundered legends with strong definition overall. Free of peck marks. 1.54g. With collectors notes on ticket. Very few known and extremely rare.

£ 2,995.00